Have you noticed how the price of greeting cards has ratcheted up over the last few years? I am mainly talking about birthday cards as I seem to buy quite … Continue Reading Box of Old Cards
Now that spring has—at least officially—finally arrived, I thought I would look back over our fun summer of swimming last year. With unseasonably warm weather through the end of September … Continue Reading A Fun Summer of Swimming!
Today marks seven years that I have been blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th, 2013! Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I would … Continue Reading Seven Years!
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♫
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