Two weeks ago, I got together with my brother and two sisters for the eighth edition of Sib Sab—our annual Sibling Sabbatical. And without fail, as in years past, we … Continue Reading Sib Sab – VIII
Phone Chair – Party Line If this is your first visit to this blog, you might want to read my previous posts on how I planned and made my … Continue Reading Phone Chair – Party Line
It has been a while since I first published a post about building a small miniature chair for your phone to relax in. So if you missed these posts on … Continue Reading Phone Chair – Call Back
We figured out that with everyone’s work and family schedules, the best time for us to get together was the second week of February. So on the weekend after Valentine’s … Continue Reading Sib Sab – An Annual Event
March 2003, eleven years ago, marks the beginning of what has become known as Sib Sab. That March—the one-year anniversary of the death of our Dad—was when my three siblings … Continue Reading Sib Sab – The Beginning
I love photographs, the sharpness of the images, and the memories they can evoke from the time they were taken. Photos capture a pictorial history of how things were at … Continue Reading Vintage Photograph at Our Condo
It was just the next year in 2008 when I would have the quintessential Dragon experience. That was the year our youngest son turned 21 and I suggested to my … Continue Reading NC Road Trip: Tail of the Dragon – Quintessential Experience
Having just had a small taste of what it was like driving the Tail of the Dragon in 2005, I knew I needed more. So when my wife and I … Continue Reading NC Road Trip: Tail of the Dragon – Two More Runs
Cold wintery weather makes me long for warm summer days when I can drive with the top down in my little red sports car. And it was a warm August … Continue Reading NC Road Trip: Tail of the Dragon – First Experience
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!