“Reminders”

“Reminders”

Sep. 27, 2022 by

         There was a time when the only person responsible for reminding you of the commitments you made was you.  You had to carry an appointment or date book.  In

“My Fright Fest Failure”

“My Fright Fest Failure”

Sep. 22, 2022 by

         I’m so ashamed of myself.          Here’s the story: several weeks ago our younger daughter Karlyn asked me if I’d like to attend the annual Six Flags (Great Adventure)

<strong>“A Pain in the Glass”  (9/13/22)</strong>

“A Pain in the Glass”  (9/13/22)

Sep. 13, 2022 by

         It’s things like this that drive me to consider – seriously – selling the RV and vacationing in hotels from now on.          Evelyn and I are in a

“Rain on the Brain”

“Rain on the Brain”

Sep. 6, 2022 by

         It’s raining this morning.          It’s a nice, gentle, occasionally heavy (but not for long) shower.  And it’s something we’ve prayed for and needed here for a long time. 

“Grumbling with Gratitude”

“Grumbling with Gratitude”

Aug. 31, 2022 by

         I’m gonna lay it out here.  Things are not easy around this house.  And most of it has to do with situations that can’t be helped.          Evelyn is

“The Sound of One Bird Flying”

“The Sound of One Bird Flying”

Aug. 25, 2022 by

         When a bird takes off to fly away I can’t hear it.          However, when a flock of them take off at the same instant – as though someone

<strong>“<u>Something’s ‘Bug’ging Our Family</u>”</strong>

Something’s ‘Bug’ging Our Family

Aug. 18, 2022 by

         Seems as though an uninvited guest has arrived in our household again.          Evelyn and Karlyn had been feeling under the weather a little before the weekend (Aug. 12

“Our Local Blood Bank: the End of an Era”

“Our Local Blood Bank: the End of an Era”

Aug. 10, 2022 by

         Many years ago I saw a cartoon showing an emaciated-looking old man sitting at the check-in station at a blood bank.  His eyes were droopy.  His face was wrinkled. 

“The Downside of Glamping”

“The Downside of Glamping”

Aug. 3, 2022 by

glamp·ing /GLAMP-ing/ noun 1.   a form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping.          With that online definition (from Oxford Languages) in mind,

“A Vent, but Also a Facing of Reality”

“A Vent, but Also a Facing of Reality”

Jul. 29, 2022 by

            I believe that today (Thursday, July 28, 2022) might serve as a good example of how bad the situation would be for wife Evelyn and daughter Karlyn if anything