I have often written about my joy of driving the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP), but only a few times have I mentioned another one of my road trip goals to … Continue Reading Route 66 Dreaming
I suspect that most harried travelers would love to arrive at their designated airline gate to see this posted as the destination for their trip. I have written numerous times … Continue Reading Biking Amsterdam
If you are a regular reader of my blog, you know that I am a lifelong car lover. In the past, I have written about all the Cars that I have … Continue Reading My Last Sports Car?
I have written a number of times before about the trips I take with all three of my siblings that we refer to as SibSab (Sibling Sabbatical), as well as … Continue Reading SisGo 2019!
Last year, several of the items on my short term post-retirement “To Do” list involved cleaning out closets. After I retired in the fall of 2017, I made several lists … Continue Reading Overdue Closet Clean-Out
This past weekend, I participated in a 5K run. This was the first race that I have participated in in almost three years and only the third race in over … Continue Reading A 5K Finisher!
While I was on my car book binge in 2017, there were a couple of books that I read that provided an interesting dichotomy—“A Tale of Two Cities” so to … Continue Reading A Tale of Two Car Books
It took me exactly a year from the time that I retired until I finally got to the task on my long term to do list of “Clean out garage.” … Continue Reading Garage Makeover
Recently, my siblings and I got together for our annual Sibling Sabbatical—aka SibSab—a time when just the four of us get together to enjoy each other’s company and to catch … Continue Reading SibSab 2019 – Disney!
I don’t typically mark the anniversary of the death of one of my loved ones but rather remember them on their birthdays, which I have done several times in the … Continue Reading 20th Anniversary of Mom’s Death
Enough time has gone by now that I can actually talk about this event without resurrecting old nightmares. Last August after flying back from Seattle to visit our daughter and … Continue Reading Water, Water Everywhere and…
In 2015, I wrote about this garbage blind, which my oldest son designed and helped me to build before he headed off to pursue a graduate degree in architecture. At … Continue Reading New Vision for an Old Garbage Blind
Before I took this trip to Puerto Vallarta, I wondered how much time I would actually spend at the conference. Since I had not seen the program agenda in advance, … Continue Reading Yet Another Different Kind of Trip – Part B
Last fall, I wrote about a trip to Seattle where instead of the usual type of visit my wife and I had with our daughter, son-in-law, and two grandsons, I … Continue Reading Yet Another Different Kind of Trip – Part A
If you have been a regular reader of mine for the last couple of years, you know how I love to work on puzzles in the wintertime. And ever since … Continue Reading Winter Puzzles 2019
Before the end of last year, my daughter asked if I would come out to Seattle in January to help her while her husband was out of the country for … Continue Reading A Call For Granddaddy Duty!