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
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 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
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
Even though my retirement is still months away, I have already begun to clean out some old files as the archiving staff will be leaving before my last day. I … Continue Reading Old Files
Wow, four years! When I started this blog post on February 9th, 2013, I never envisaged I would still be publishing these four years later and yet I have been … Continue Reading Four Years Blogging
Merry Christmas! What better topic for the little kid in all of us on Christmas Day than Toys! Now that my wife and I have been grandparents for more than … Continue Reading Toys: Then and Now
Fifty years is a pretty significant milestone to achieve. But for me, someone who reached the age of 60 this year, hitting this half-century mark occurred over a decade ago. … Continue Reading A Lot of Things Turning 50 This Year
Recently, when I started my list of activities to do once I retire, golf was on that list. Interestingly, golf really hasn’t been on my mind in quite some time. … Continue Reading Golf?
Not long ago, I wrote about discovering a book of some of my Dad’s sermons. At that time, there was one in particular I wanted to read; one that I … Continue Reading Reading Dad’s Sermons
This year, my mom and dad both would have turned 90 on their birthdays, Mom this week and Dad in mid-October. While I could not find a single definition in … Continue Reading Would Have Turned 90!
In some of my previous posts, I mentioned the fact that in high school and college I worked part-time selling ladies shoes at a local department store—Goldsmith’s (now Macy’s). But … Continue Reading Selling Ladies Shoes
This year I will hit what to me seems a significant milestone, a sexagenarian one. And as I approach my 60th birthday, I do so with a bit of trepidation … Continue Reading 60? Really?
Not long ago I wrote about the “Black Book” my parents wrote of their life together for us kids. I stressed in that post how this Black Book was not … Continue Reading Little Black Book
My next idea was to see if Bell & Howell was still in business and had a website. I was pleased to find they were and their website even had … Continue Reading Old Home Movies – Reel 2
I realize you have to be of a certain age to recognize one of these. Before the age of cam recorders, video cameras, digital video media, and even personal computers, … Continue Reading Old Home Movies – Reel 1