Planning a project, shopping for lumber and hardware, power equipment, and the smell of fresh-cut lumber. “Mmmmmm, I love the smell of fresh cut wood in the morning.” . . . “and coffee” . . . “and bacon". . . "and eggs.” I’m talkin’ quality “Me time.” A simple improvement to the travel trailer would… Continue reading Do You Like My Drawers?
Dear Reader, I want to introduce you to Caralyn. She lives in New York, she is an actress, and has an active blog titled BeatyBeyondBones. Her website address derives from her battle with Anorexia. She did journal her experience, and now works at helping others to better understand how “ED” (eating disorder) is a thief… Continue reading Anorexia, what is it good for?
Cancer, what is it good for? It does make for overdue phone conversations, and visits. That's about it. Which is a lot. It gets you thinking about how valuable life is. The quote “Don’t worry about the small stuff, and It’s all small stuff” comes to mind. My sister Les focused on the positive. I… Continue reading Cancer, what is it good for?
The video is a compilation of still shots using a Ken Burns style of motion, sound tracks, short videos. Apple redesigned their iMovie program so much so I have not wanted to work in that medium for years. Someday I will learn it all over again. As of yet, someday is a way's off. Note video… Continue reading Vieques 2014
For the past (15) years getting out of Minnesota during the month of February has been a destination goal. ‘Out’ being the operative word meaning, “Some place warm.” Curacao is a Lesser Antilles island in the southern Caribbean Sea and the Dutch Caribbean region, about 65 km (40 mi) north of the Venezuelan coast. It is… Continue reading Curacao
On New Years Eve 1974 twelve inches of snow fell in Minneapolis, Minnesota. My long time friend Earl and I were doing what kids do, drinking tea and playing pinochle, kidding. It was almost midnight and being average outgoing Minnesota teens we left the warmth of one party, and set out to find another. We threw… Continue reading Baby You’re No Good
I was surfing youtube the summer of 2016, and came across a wood and nail puzzle. I found it somewhat mesmerizing, and pondered, “How did that nail get in the block of wood?” Wondering the how, is more exciting than knowing the how. I made over 50, and gave them as gifts. The gifting response… Continue reading Puzzling Prayer