Friendly Dogs

Unlike the dogs of Guatemala, in this post, I met some rather friendly fellows in Central Park in NY this...

Summer hasn’t given up just yet

It’s still a bit warm and humid in the Carolinas, but the mornings are now in the mid to low...

Ripples from Charlottesville

Yesterday, September 2, 2016, was a hot, oppressively humid day in Charleston, SC. My friend, Robert, was visiting from Ohio...

Back to school!!!

The other day, during my morning walk, I heard a familiar sound that I hadn’t heard for a few months...

A board, some tape, a little foil, and a tripod = PPU

In reality, solar eclipses are not all that rare – for a particular area they are. The next one for...

Willis Carrier, you’re the coolest!

It’s days like this, hot and humid days, when I think of the mountains, frequently. I think of how nice...

This is one of those posts that I’ve been thinking about writing for a long time, but didn’t really know what to say. Every once in a while I’ll read something that will trigger these thoughts again and allow them…

I had been using my previous theme for a few years and decided that it was time for a change. Mainly, I made this change because the old them was quite outdated and didn’t support new WordPress features like nested…

Back on September 16th of this year I talked about my first visit as a hospice volunteer. At that time, I had no idea what to expect. Well, some almost 3 months later I can report that it has been…

Officially, it will be winter in 13 days. Then, the days will start getting longer. I do, however, really like this time of year. When I can get back to the park, the trees are all without leaves and the…

This past week when I was in Charlotte I viewed the weather forecast and saw that we were expecting pretty cold temperatures for Sunday morning. I hoped that there would be some frost. When I woke up, sure enough, it…