Ever wonder what it would be like if you were to go back in time and make a different decision or take a different course of action in your life? … Continue Reading Time Travel
My next problem I encountered was that it appeared that all of the seat pieces were too short. After assembling it, I realized that the front cross piece, the bottom … Continue Reading Phone Chair – Phase II
If you search the Internet for a phone chair, you are likely to find one of three different options. First, you might find an antique chair that you can sit … Continue Reading Phone Chair – Phase I
Refreshed from a couple of days of relaxation while reliving childhood memories, I was saddened to be leaving Asheville but excited about finishing my journey. While this portion of the … Continue Reading Blue Ridge Parkway – Day 3
The next day, the weather was perfect for a top-down drive. Knowing that I would be sitting in the car all day, I decided to take a short run to … Continue Reading Blue Ridge Parkway – Day 2
Growing up, my family frequently vacationed in western North Carolina. And whenever we traveled to Asheville, NC, one of my favorite summertime activities was to get to ride on the … Continue Reading Blue Ridge Parkway – Day 1
Fortunately I didn’t have to wait long as I had a trip planned to Amsterdam for that October. The day before I left, I took a photo of the prints … Continue Reading In Search of a Building in Hoorn – Part 2
I’m off to Amsterdam for the 25th time to teach my course. And for anyone who has visited a city this many times knows, it gets more difficult each time … Continue Reading In Search of a Building in Hoorn – Part 1
In our second year–the first full year of teaching–the course took off in popularity as we taught nine separate times. Five of these courses were in Europe and I remember … Continue Reading How I Got Started Teaching – 401 (prerequisite 301)
A few years later, the British gentleman I had lectured for asked me to present at two more national meetings, one in New Jersey and one in Puerto Rico. The … Continue Reading How I Got Started Teaching – 301 (prerequisite 201)
My association with the British gentleman teaching as a part of his course led to several more lectures over the next two years along with a second trip to Amsterdam. … Continue Reading How I Got Started Teaching – 201 (prerequisite 101)
As I think about the many years I have been teaching professional development courses, I wonder if the desire to teach is hidden in my family’s genes. For it was … Continue Reading How I Got Started Teaching – 101
If asked, most people would say they hate Mondays for a variety of different reasons. For many, the dread of another Monday means the end of a fun weekend and … Continue Reading I Don’t Hate Mondays
Not long after this (see previous post: A Stable of Cars?), our youngest son moved to an apartment where he had an extra parking spot so he offered to “borrow” … Continue Reading A Stable of Cars!
Sales figures and the Guinness Book of World Records support me when I say that the Mazda Miata has been the most successful two-seater sports car in history. For me, … Continue Reading A Stable of Cars?
It was this Black Grand Prix that I had when I got married in December 1979. And to save money, sometime after we were married, it became our only car … Continue Reading Cars, Cars, Cars