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
Seeing the professional quality of my niece’s Black Book resurrected the idea for me to write my own story. It was fun to read my parent’s story again and see … Continue Reading The Black Book – My Version
Inspired by my parents writing their story together in what became The Black Book, I began to think that my wife and I should write our own story together for … Continue Reading The Black Book – My First Attempt
This is not a story of the ubiquitous little black book that men used to carry that contained women’s phone numbers they could call for arranging dates. No, this is … Continue Reading “The Black Book”
For those unfamiliar with the term “muscle car” it is an American invention of putting a large block, high performance V-8 engine into a small or midsized car. There is … Continue Reading Too Young for the Muscle Car Era? Too Old for its Resurrection?
This coming Thursday, February 4th would have been my parent’s 67th wedding anniversary. And while I still recall the actual dates and events that led up to their untimely deaths, … Continue Reading Mom & Dad’s Anniversary – 2016
By the time you read this, many of you may have already had your fill of Christmas music as so many retail establishments began to blare these songs over their … Continue Reading Christmas Music
This week we will celebrate our 36th Wedding Anniversary. Or maybe I should say Tuesday will mark the 36th anniversary of our marriage as I have written in the past … Continue Reading Love of My Life