Some Thoughts on Travel


I got back home successfully yesterday and it was another first for me, especially here in the States. My trip to and from the airport was all on public transit and it was fantastic. No traffic, no stress, some exercise, no parking fees and actually quite inexpensive. I saved some money for certain. European Adventure … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Travel

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July 17th, 2018


I am typing this while on an airplane heading back home. I have been in Kansas visiting family for almost a week. Cancer is rearing its ugly head in the family again, this time affecting my dad. We are staying optimistic, waiting for the results from his visit with the oncologist. There are good signs … Continue reading July 17th, 2018

July 3rd, 2018


I finally got my tattoo refreshed and it looks so much nicer...ESPECIALLY with Meghan's name now added. It got subtly updated a little bit but is still the classic style it was when I got it 35 years ago. It makes me want to get more. I guess it's better than heroin. My plans to … Continue reading July 3rd, 2018

June 8th, 2018


I awoke this morning, much like the rest of the world, to the shocking news that Anthony Bourdain had died. Bourdain's shows really sparked something inside, and I could even say he inspired me to not only take some chances and try new foods here in this country, but also to travel and experience the … Continue reading June 8th, 2018

May 19th, 2018


I took this short video in my backyard today. I hung these flags up over my Japanese maple a few days ago. I picked these up in Kansas City, MO on one of the many trips I made when my mom was sick. I got them at a store called Temple Slug a few blocks … Continue reading May 19th, 2018

April 29th, 2018


Yesterday was Ed Balls Day. Hope you celebrated this hallowed event. It's hard to believe that another month has come and gone. I cannot believe that this year is nearly half over already. It's been busy the entire time between working and traveling here and there. I finally got into the storage unit again today. … Continue reading April 29th, 2018

April 27th, 2018


Well cool! I just found out that I am only a few blocks from the bus stop! That means less driving and more using public transit to go places. Saves gas, money and helps the planet. Won't have to look for parking wither. The practice will come in handy for the next vacation that I … Continue reading April 27th, 2018