This past September, we vacationed in Yosemite National Park, hiking all around the park. We also visited two old world groves of the stunning, giant sequoia, in Kings Canyon National Park and Sequoia National Park in California. These are two of the oldest and largest living organisms on the planet, literally thousands of years old. No words.
I was also… Continue reading
July, August, and September proved to be an unexpectedly difficult time for this family.
Remember the window shades ordeal that started back in December but never seemed to end? They were supposed to be completed mid July. Almost were. A little problem. Will reschedule.
Also, in mid-July we received a notice from the DeKalb County Department of Environmental Health… Continue reading
Well, indeed! I am pleased to announce the birth of twins!
Budapest and the Czech Republic!
The 750 photos from the trip to these two locations, back in 2010, are finally available! Yes, it took a while for me to get them online, but these galleries are worth the wait.
It’s impossible to know which country I enjoyed the most… Continue reading
Well, it was on this day that I got sick, and I mean I got the plague! The chest cold quickly migrated into a head cold as well, all with the worst level of congestion I recall ever having! Not fun at all! I spent the day in bed, sick.
So, a few details about the London hotel, the Radisson… Continue reading
After napping and getting my new glasses, we had dinner with friends who live just outside of London, the Davies. We met them at Leicester Square near the tube station. With the zillions of New Year’s Eve revelers, finding them was a bit of a challenge. We had been standing all but directly across he street for 15 minutes looking… Continue reading
Kindness saves the day, no: saves the whole vacation!
Our driver was the nicest man, very personable. I think he was especially happy that the traffic on New Year’s Eve was so light, almost end of the world apocalypse kind of light: where *was* everyone!
He was an older fellow, had retired from work in the fashion industry. We chit… Continue reading
Well, you know Joe Biden whipped Paul Ryan‘s ass in the debate when the extreme conservative pundits whine this loud. Paul is accustomed to arresting older men who speak out against him in his meetings, he’s skilled at batting his puppy dog eyes at the camera and having his way. Biden masterfully held him to the harsh truth.… Continue reading