Good works

Y.E.P.A.W. stands for Youth Excellence Performing Arts Workshop. It’s an Akron, Ohio based mentoring group for middle school and high...

Credit monitoring: Yes! I still need it.

Some years ago, I signed up with a credit monitoring service named Identity Guard. About a month ago, I was...

A bit more patience is needed

Ummm, Vanessa? Not quite yet. Probably in a few more weeks! 🙂 We were doing our walk along the Ohio/Erie...

Ghostly impressions

Everyone has their thing, I suppose. My thing? Fog. The other day when I awoke, I noticed the dense fog...

Frosty mornings

Looks like the fall has finally arrived and with it, a bit of frost – even in unexpected places! But...

Good neighbors

I spent a pleasant few days in Santa Clara, California. I was attending a conference for work. I learned quite...

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Last year was the year of travel. This year, home improvement/redecorating/repair. I’ve bought a few small items, like a rug, some throw pillows, etc, nothing big. Some handymen are coming to do repairs today, power wash the house, and hang…

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Listen! What’s missing? The hum of the air conditioning compressor? The sound of the blower for the heater? Yes, both are missing! – all that can be heard around here is the noises from outside which are normally kept at…

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Well, Nikon has issued a recall of the D750 for shutter issues. Mine has had the issue a few times. Oddly enough, all of them, about 4 times, happened in India. None happened before and none since. The camera is…

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I was just looking back through some of my photos from Raj’s wedding. As a friend, I had the privilege of getting a behind-the-scenes look at the preparation. For the most part his nephew, Sid, helped him to get dressed…

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I remember when there was a time when I couldn’t even conceive of being 50, let alone 54, yet here I am. My sister posted the featured picture on her Facebook timeline. She’s the keeper of the archives. She has…