Happy Birthday! It has been one year to the day since I first published my blog post. I must say it was my daughter and my wife—both who blog—that served … Continue Reading One Year
Tuesday February 4th is my parents wedding anniversary. And this year would have been their 65th anniversary. But sadly, they are not still alive to celebrate it. I started thinking … Continue Reading Mom & Dad’s Wedding Anniversary
My favorite day of winter is just a week away—Groundhog Day! I thought about titling this post—I Hate Winter—but I decided to use a more positive sounding title. However, both … Continue Reading My Favorite Day of Winter
January is always a time for people to make New Year’s resolutions or establish goals for themselves to pursue throughout the year. And at year-end, we can reflect on how … Continue Reading Life’s Goals
When should you take the down your Christmas tree? If you Google search this question, you will find a number of answers along with the corollary question of when should … Continue Reading When To Take Down The Christmas Tree?
Happy New Year to all! It was inspiration from reading a post my daughter made on her blog last December that motivated me to keep a list of all the … Continue Reading Books I Read in 2013
I think we have taken more trips this year than any previous year in my past half-century plus lifetime. There was a trip planned almost every month of the year … Continue Reading A Year of Travel!
Today is our wedding anniversary, 34 years since the day I married the love of my life. Yes, we got married just three days before Christmas. And if it wasn’t … Continue Reading 34th Wedding Anniversary
This past weekend I did something I haven’t done in a long time and something probably few people do: I spent the entire weekend with my brother. My siblings and … Continue Reading Bro Go
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with lots of family time and relaxation. Ours was relatively quiet but still most enjoyable. Since we ate our Thanksgiving meal out in … Continue Reading Happy (Belated) Thanksgiving
It was one evening sometime before Christmas that I was reading to our youngest son one of our library books, Chris Van Allburg’s now classic Polar Express. Having never read … Continue Reading Christmas Magic!!!
In spite of our parent’s suggestions to plan a different date, my wife and I were married three days before Christmas. While planning and holding a wedding so close to … Continue Reading Christmas Magic!!
Early November, what better time than to be thinking about Christmas magic? Halloween over and Thanksgiving just around the corner. And growing up, it was late October or early November … Continue Reading Christmas Magic!
Fall is an exciting time of year to think of cooler weather, football, holidays or back to school. Something much more mundane to think about is buying a calendar for … Continue Reading Calendars
For a few years, I tried returning to my hometown Auto Show but it just paled in comparison to Detroit. One year, our family happened to be in San Francisco … Continue Reading Car Shows – II
For someone who has always loved cars, it is surprising that it wasn’t until I was in my 40s before I started going to major car shows. My earliest recollection … Continue Reading Car Shows – I