I have been thinking a lot about this question lately. Not that I have some grave premonition about my future, but that I have been giving some very serious thoughts … Continue Reading What Will We Be Known For? – Part 1
Beyond my wife, children, their spouses, grandchildren (and future grandchildren), and family, my greatest treasure is our lifetime of photos. Photos have always fascinated me and I have them around … Continue Reading Lifetime of Photos
Today would have been my mom’s 88th birthday. And boy did she know how to celebrate her birthday. Whenever her birthday came around, she liked to say she celebrated it … Continue Reading Mom’s Birthday
A sad event has been slowly taking place over the last several weeks. Although we knew it was going to eventually happen, it was still painful to see it occur—the … Continue Reading Can’t Go Home Again…
A few of my readers will see this title and know exactly what this post is about. Others will read the title and just wonder. So for those of you … Continue Reading Grill Out Night
It was one evening sometime before Christmas that I was reading to our youngest son one of our library books, Chris Van Allburg’s now classic Polar Express. Having never read … Continue Reading Christmas Magic!!!
In spite of our parent’s suggestions to plan a different date, my wife and I were married three days before Christmas. While planning and holding a wedding so close to … Continue Reading Christmas Magic!!
Early November, what better time than to be thinking about Christmas magic? Halloween over and Thanksgiving just around the corner. And growing up, it was late October or early November … Continue Reading Christmas Magic!
Several weeks ago, my daughter traveled to Greece with her husband for a conference. Before she left, she asked five people to write a guest post for her to publish … Continue Reading Daddy’s Little Girl
If asked, most people would say they hate Mondays for a variety of different reasons. For many, the dread of another Monday means the end of a fun weekend and … Continue Reading I Don’t Hate Mondays
It was this Black Grand Prix that I had when I got married in December 1979. And to save money, sometime after we were married, it became our only car … Continue Reading Cars, Cars, Cars
Having a freshly minted driver’s license with only a single car in the drive way was not a happy thought for a sixteen year old. I knew I had to … Continue Reading Cars, Cars
Anyone who knows me well enough knows that I love cars. But even if you have only read my posts here, you know from my series on Miniature Models that … Continue Reading Cars
It is March Madness, which for many college basketball fans is March Magic with all of the fun and excitement during the tournament. But this post is about another kind … Continue Reading Magic!
Having grown comfortable with having toy models as an adult, I decided it was time to revisit my love of railroads. When our oldest kids were in high school and … Continue Reading Miniature Models – Part 3
My fondness for models went into hibernation during college and graduate school but towards the end of my studies, it resurfaced when I subscribed to Model Railroader magazine. My love … Continue Reading Miniature Models – Part 2