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
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!
In 2015, I chronicled all the towns I had lived in during my lifetime as well as shared some of the more significant firsts that I experienced in each of … Continue Reading Moving
In addition to my dad’s sermons that I brought home from my sister’s house last year, another item was a box of my mom’s old photo albums. My first task … Continue Reading Mom’s Photo Albums
As long as I can remember, I have always loved car magazines. Of course this should not come as a surprise for someone like me who loves cars. At one … Continue Reading Old Car Magazines
In 2013, I wrote a blog post about exploring the artist in me—an artistic challenge that was inspired by my admiration for a painting that hung on the wall where … Continue Reading Painting at Work
I started to entitle this blog post “I’m a Humble Man.” But then it seemed that making that statement wouldn’t be consistent with being humble but rather boastful. So I … Continue Reading Being Humble
Some additional items that I will need to take home before I retire are the photos that have graced my office desk for all these years. I started working at … Continue Reading Kids Photos on My Office Desk