It was January two years ago that I celebrated 15 years owning this 2002 Red Miata, affectionally named “Fireball” (short for Atomic FireBall, one of my wife’s favorite candies at … Continue Reading 100 K Miata
I don’t recall how I became aware of this book or what prompted me to add it to my Amazon Wish list but when I found that its price had … Continue Reading Last of the Concorde
I don’t know if New Age music is still as popular as it once was a number of years ago, but it has certainly resurfaced in prominence in my life … Continue Reading A New Age for New Age Music?
Earlier this year, I wrote about a winter trip to Seattle to spend time with my daughter and two of my grandsons. At the end of the week while assembling an … Continue Reading My First Car Model Revisited
The recent marking of the 50thanniversary of man landing and walking on the moon prompted me to pause and reflect back on that historic event. For those of my generation—the … Continue Reading Things Invented in My Lifetime
On the list I made of fun things to do once I retire, I wrote “Cook.” Maybe not necessarily works of art like the dish above but what I really … Continue Reading More Cooking?
The last week of June was a grand time for my wife and me—a grandchildren time that is! Our daughter, son-in-law and their two boys came to town which meant … Continue Reading A Grand Time!
Last year, I wrote a couple of posts about how, having retired the year before, I had turned my annual spring weeding chore into a landscaping project transforming this part … Continue Reading Delayed Spring Weeding/Mulching
This week marks 20 years since we moved into our current house. It was in the spring of 1999 that we were looking to gain more room and give everyone … Continue Reading Home for 20 Years!
Motivated by my second-place finish in my last race, the Wolf River Epping Way 5K, I once again ran in a local race to benefit the Wolf River Conservancy (WRC), … Continue Reading A Finisher Again?
I have previously written a couple of times about these 28 car models that graced the book cases in my work office for many, many years. First, I wrote about … Continue Reading Finally, A Home for My Models!
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