As this is the fifth time, I have written about winter puzzling, I guess you could say this has quietly become one of my annual blog topics just like the … Continue Reading Winter Puzzles 2021 – First Piece
As I was finishing each of the two doll houses last year that I built for my two granddaughters, one aspect I did not think too much about was on … Continue Reading Granddaughter’s Doll House – Final Detail
Those that know me well might be surprised by the title of this post for they know I am not a winter-time person. I hate the cold and January is … Continue Reading Winter Holiday!
I knew in December 2019 after getting home from celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary in Hawaii, that however we marked our anniversary in 2020, it would pale in comparison. But … Continue Reading Finally, A Night at the Condo!
I knew in 2020 it would be difficult to top my busy travel year of 2019 in which I took 22 separate trips capped off in December by a 40th … Continue Reading Travel 2020 – What Travel??
This week marks eight years since I began blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th, 2013. And incredibly since then, I have been coming to you … Continue Reading Eight Years!
Last year I wrote a series of blog posts about the doll house I had built for my in-town granddaughter. This was a secret project I took on since it … Continue Reading Doll House Success!
I don’t recall when I first became aware of this debut novel by Samantha Downing, but I was intrigued enough by the description of the book to add it to … Continue Reading Best Books of 2020 – Chapter 4
I had previously read an excellent book about the race to build an atomic bomb by the Germans and Allies so when this 2016 title by Damien Lewis popped up … Continue Reading Best Books of 2020 – Chapter 3
This was such a great book, that after reading it, I don’t believe I will ever think of trees in the same way. Ironically, the only reason I read this … Continue Reading Best Books of 2020 – Chapter 2
Happy New Year! Continuing with the tradition I started several years ago, I thought I would begin the New Year by posting around New Year’s Day my favorite books that … Continue Reading Best Books of 2020 – Chapter 1
I suspect a larger than normal number of people will be ringing in the new year on December 31st, hopefully not in a crowd but rather socially distanced. Saying goodbye … Continue Reading Happy, Happy New Year!
I have never been much of a boat person, although I have certainly enjoyed the times, we have been out with our friends who have one at their lake house. … Continue Reading A Boat?
Last year as I was assembling our artificial Christmas tree for the 17th time, I wondered if it would be my last time to put up this particular tree. With … Continue Reading ♫ O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree ♫
It has been over six years since I got this first Fitbit, a complementary exercise incentive from the last company I worked at before retiring. Since that first one, I … Continue Reading Still Fitbit-ing!
I loved reading this book. And were it not for my daily BookBub e-mail of discounted e-books, I may never have discovered it. When I opened my e-mail that day and scanned … Continue Reading City of Bikes