It was attending the Broadway hit musical Hamilton last year that prompted me to read this book by Ron Chernow (the inspiration for the play as well). While I thoroughly … Continue Reading Best Books of 2019 – Chapter 5
Blackout was another BookBub find that I don’t know I ever would have read had I not previously read John J. Nance’s first novel, The Last Hostage, that introduced his … Continue Reading Best Books of 2019 – Chapter 4
…And read I did. Anthony Horowitz actually wrote this Bond novel, Trigger Mortis, before writing Forever and a Day. It is set right after the conclusion of the Ian Fleming … Continue Reading Best Books of 2019 – Chapter 3
This book, In the Enemy’s House by Howard Blum, was a Christmas gift from my wife last year. It was a book I knew nothing about but after quickly reading the … Continue Reading Best Books of 2019 – 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 2019 – Chapter 1
2019 turned out to be a very good year. And for me, that was a bit surprising because I am much more partial to even numbered years than to odd … Continue Reading ♫ It Was a Very Good Year♫
Today, December 22nd, is our 40th wedding anniversary! If you read my preview post from two weeks ago, you know that we chose to celebrate our anniversary a little early … Continue Reading Our 40th Wedding Anniversary
While a father’s or mother’s parenting of a child may never actually end, a major milestone is certainly achieved when said child marries. In November of this year, my wife … Continue Reading A Tale of Three Weddings
In just two weeks, my wife and I will be marking a significant milestone—our 40th wedding anniversary! Having gotten married just three days before Christmas (our parents, “how could you … Continue Reading 40th Anniversary – Preview
It was last fall when I finally gave our garage a makeover; a redo very much overdue. Once I finished, the garage looked better than when we had first moved … Continue Reading A New Opening
Last July, I pressure washed and weather sealed our walkway and driveway. I also pressure washed the wooden doormat that I made a number of years ago to give it … Continue Reading A Variation on a Theme
One of the items I included on my long-term list of things to do once I retired in 2017 was to pressure wash and seal our driveway. Now, after two … Continue Reading Long Over Due!
This past summer, I got a request from a friend to help build a gazebo on his dock. These are our good friends who own a lake house and who … Continue Reading Made in the Shade!
I am pleased to introduce my very first guest blog post on my onecreativescientist.com website. One of my sisters has dabbled with her own blog post in the past while … Continue Reading Sis Bliss Trip #1
October 31stmarks the second anniversary of my retirement from fulltime work and since that time, I have begun to ask myself this question numerous times. I have friends who have … Continue Reading How Did I Ever Have Time to Work?
I, like my daughter who possibly learned it from me, have always liked to make lists. Earlier in my marriage, I would make a list every weekend of the things … Continue Reading My Book Lists