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
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
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
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!
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
Yesterday marked six years that I have been blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th2013! It is hard for me to believe that I have come … Continue Reading Six Years!
I have always had what could be described as a “love-hate” relationship with the New Year’s Eve holiday. On the one hand, I love to reflect back over the past 12 … Continue Reading Happy New Year’s Eve!
This fall, I finally got my wife’s 2006 Vespa repaired so it could be driven again. And as I was taking her out for a test spin to make sure … Continue Reading Rejuvenated Vespa
On one of my recent trips to San Francisco, I had a new travel experience; one I had not had before—being caught in a traffic jam while still on the … Continue Reading Air Travel Nightmares
Earlier this year, I wrote about the many new things I had learned from reading one of my dad’s sermons each day during Lent. (This was the second year in a … Continue Reading Dad’s Last Sermon
Last year, I decided to read one of my dad’s sermons each day during Lent. After Easter, I tried keeping that up for a while but found I could not … Continue Reading New Learning from Dad’s Sermons
If you are a frequent reader of this blog, you know that automobiles are often featured. I have previously written on cars and the magic they represent for me. As … Continue Reading Has Her Time Come?
In January, I got the wonderful opportunity to travel to Seattle to meet my newest grandson, our fourth grandchild. Here I am holding him for the very first time when … Continue Reading Granddaddy Times Four
This week marks five years since I began blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th 2013! It is hard for me to believe that I have … Continue Reading Five Years!
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