In lieu of church

Spent time in the woods yesterday morning, in lieu of church. There’s always something in lieu of church, but on...

200,000

I bought this car in October of 2005. At that time, I think that it had about 20 miles on...

It’s cold! Take the picture already!

I was walking in McDowell Nature Preserve and literally almost stepped on this fella. He was just sitting there by...

Spreading the travel bug

I plan to take my niece, Kayla, to Guatemala this year. She’s never been out of the country before and...

Travel Benefits

I think that it was sometime around 9th grade, 1976 or so. I was taking Spanish. The school had arranged...

Gun ownership?

A couple of weeks ago, my good friend Adam was kind enough to take me to the gun range and...

I met Will in SMA. He and his wife had just retired and were traveling the world. They were on their first stop, I believe, in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Now, the thing about Will is that he’ll tell…

As I look back through the archives and see how many times I’ve posted lately, they’ve been few and far between. Getting back to work in the office has been an adjustment, to say the least; however, I’m rather in…

Well, I probably didn’t get the kind of looks that these guys did, after all, I didn’t have on a kilt, but … Last night I stayed a work a little bit late (late for me, that is). An architectural…

This morning I woke up, checked the weather app on my phone and found that the conditions outside were, shall we say, less that agreeable. 🙂 It was 16 degrees. Thankfully, inside of the house it was a tad bit…

The other day during my conversation with my Spanish teacher, Vidal, we got on the topic about natural wonders and parks in The U.S. as well as in Guatemala, where he lives. Guatemala is a fairly small country, about the…