Another great $1.99 BookBub find was Collision Course: The Classic Story of the Collision of the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm by Alvin Moscow. What sold me on this book … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 5
And explore I did! No sooner had I read my first in the series of Agent Pendergast books that I bought another book. The first book, Relic, by Douglas Preston … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 4
Following immediately on the footsteps of my previous BookBub bargain, I chanced upon another one. I was only vaguely familiar with the story of the building of the aqueduct to … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 3
I’ve always been interested in reading books about our US space program and to date I think I have read almost every book written by an astronaut or about the … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 2
Happy New Year! I thought I would begin the New Year with a tradition I started last year by posting around New Year’s Day my favorite books from the prior … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 1
I reached another significant milestone this year. No not a 20th wedding or work anniversary; I actually achieved both of those many years ago. No this year, 2017, marked the … Continue Reading 20th Anniversary
To say that I have had a “love-hate” relationship with our pool over the 17 years we have had it is probably an understatement. While I love to see family … Continue Reading Christmas Pool Liner?
This was one of the really good books I read in 2016. As I mentioned in my best of 2016 books blog post, what got me to read this book … Continue Reading Mary Tyler Moore Show
Continued from Car Books – Third Gear After reading what a scandal Volkswagen perpetrated on the unsuspecting public throughout the world, I was ready for a more upbeat car book … Continue Reading Car Books – Fourth Gear
Continued from Car Books – Second Gear This is a car book I wanted to read even before I knew it was a car book. Ever since the story began … Continue Reading Car Books – Third Gear
Continued from Car Books – First Gear But it is this most recent book that I read by David Halberstam that has given me the most comprehensive look into the … Continue Reading Car Books – Second Gear
I have posted numerous times of one type of book I enjoy reading which I refer to as my Building Books—books about building things. But until recently, I realized I … Continue Reading Car Books – First Gear
Now that the autumnal equinox has past, I have really been looking forward to getting back to puzzling—assembling puzzles that is. Earlier this year, I wrote about how I had … Continue Reading Puzzling Anticipation
The last weekend in October, following my last workday on Friday 27 October, I thought a lot about what my first week of retirement would be like. Even knowing that … Continue Reading Retirement – Week 1
After years and years of anticipation and months and months of planning, I retired last week. This is a self-photo I took of myself in my office on my last … Continue Reading Retired!
For some time now, I have been thinking about what should be my first road trip after I retire. Just to be clear, I am not talking about a road … Continue Reading First Road Trip