This is not a story of the ubiquitous little black book that men used to carry that contained women’s phone numbers they could call for arranging dates. No, this is … Continue Reading “The Black Book”
For those unfamiliar with the term “muscle car” it is an American invention of putting a large block, high performance V-8 engine into a small or midsized car. There is … Continue Reading Too Young for the Muscle Car Era? Too Old for its Resurrection?
Happy Birthday! It’s hard for me to believe but on February 9th it will have been three years since I published my first blog post. And since that day, I … Continue Reading Three Years!
This coming Thursday, February 4th would have been my parent’s 67th wedding anniversary. And while I still recall the actual dates and events that led up to their untimely deaths, … Continue Reading Mom & Dad’s Anniversary – 2016
By the time you read this, many of you may have already had your fill of Christmas music as so many retail establishments began to blare these songs over their … Continue Reading Christmas Music
This week we will celebrate our 36th Wedding Anniversary. Or maybe I should say Tuesday will mark the 36th anniversary of our marriage as I have written in the past … Continue Reading Love of My Life
This past July marked the 45th year in which I have lived in Memphis. And although it is not the town I was born in, it is certainly the town … Continue Reading Towns I’ve Lived In
Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to get our Christmas decorations out to bedeck our home for celebrating this joyous time of year. In years past, I’ve written about … Continue Reading Christmas Stockings
In 2004, our daughter moved to Berkeley, CA for graduate school and on one our first visits there, she introduced us to Peet’s coffee. I won’t say it was love … Continue Reading Coffee, Coffee, Coffee!!
Note: Readers beware. This post is filled with coffee. If you are not a coffee drinker, you may want to skip this one. But if you are looking for a … Continue Reading Coffee, Coffee, Coffee!
My wife is going to love this post because after more than 35 years of marriage, she has heard me say so many times on finishing a task, “Honey, it … Continue Reading Why Do Things Take Longer Than I Think?
In 2010, my wife’s 2002 Jeep died and since our oldest son and daughter were both getting married the following year, my wife began to drive the Mini rather than … Continue Reading Had to be Put Down – Part II
Before you get all upset about animal rights violations, this is not a tear-jerk story about a beloved horse having to be put down. No, but it is about the … Continue Reading Had to be Put Down – Part I
Today would have been my dad’s 89th birthday and in anticipation of this date, I’ve been thinking a lot about him. I’ve written before how after our mom died, my … Continue Reading Dad’s Journal
On our vacation this year to North Carolina, I got to visit my favorite place in the whole world—Montreat. Just a short distance from Black Mountain and less than a … Continue Reading Dirk Pitt – Revisited!
Growing up, Labor Day was a depressing day for me since it meant the end of summer and back to school. Even in high school, I recall watching; with my … Continue Reading Road Trips with My Daughter