Due to a busy fall, it was over a month before I got a chance to start going through Dad’s sermons. Another item that my sister gave me was this … Continue Reading A Tale of Two Cabinets: Dad’s Sermons – All of Them!
When I wrote about my first road trip in my new Subaru WRX last year, I left it as a bit of a mystery as to the contents of this … Continue Reading A Tale of Two Cabinets: A Mystery!
Last year, I wrote about a “birthday” of sorts for my 1994 Mazda Miata as it was celebrating 20 years with me. I was pleased to learn that this post … Continue Reading Going on Sweet 16
Merry Christmas! What better topic for the little kid in all of us on Christmas Day than Toys! Now that my wife and I have been grandparents for more than … Continue Reading Toys: Then and Now
Fifty years is a pretty significant milestone to achieve. But for me, someone who reached the age of 60 this year, hitting this half-century mark occurred over a decade ago. … Continue Reading A Lot of Things Turning 50 This Year
The 14th this week will mark a birthday of sorts. It will be 20 years that I have owned my white 1994 Mazda Miata, affectionately known as “the Marshmallow” (so … Continue Reading No Longer a Teenager!
Recently, when I started my list of activities to do once I retire, golf was on that list. Interestingly, golf really hasn’t been on my mind in quite some time. … Continue Reading Golf?
This year marked the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. For many Americans, it gave us a chance to reflect back to where we were and … Continue Reading 9/11 Memories
Not long ago, I wrote about discovering a book of some of my Dad’s sermons. At that time, there was one in particular I wanted to read; one that I … Continue Reading Reading Dad’s Sermons
This year, my mom and dad both would have turned 90 on their birthdays, Mom this week and Dad in mid-October. While I could not find a single definition in … Continue Reading Would Have Turned 90!
In some of my previous posts, I mentioned the fact that in high school and college I worked part-time selling ladies shoes at a local department store—Goldsmith’s (now Macy’s). But … Continue Reading Selling Ladies Shoes
This year I will hit what to me seems a significant milestone, a sexagenarian one. And as I approach my 60th birthday, I do so with a bit of trepidation … Continue Reading 60? Really?
Anyone who knows me well enough knows that I am a funny guy. I’m not known as one who has a joke ready to tell at any time. Those individuals, … Continue Reading Why am I Funny?
Not long ago I wrote about the “Black Book” my parents wrote of their life together for us kids. I stressed in that post how this Black Book was not … Continue Reading Little Black Book
Seeing the professional quality of my niece’s Black Book resurrected the idea for me to write my own story. It was fun to read my parent’s story again and see … Continue Reading The Black Book – My Version
Inspired by my parents writing their story together in what became The Black Book, I began to think that my wife and I should write our own story together for … Continue Reading The Black Book – My First Attempt