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...

Ignorance on display! 🙂 So, we are at the airport, getting ready for our great adventure. It’s about 6:00 AM and, as you can see, there are a lot of folks in the airport already. When I finally get up…

Well, metaphorically speaking, a road. One can drive from Charlotte to Antigua, Guatemala, if one is willing to drive about 2700 miles. I prefer a quick flight. 🙂 As I’d mentioned in a previous post, I was taking my niece…

1. Be impeccable with your words 2. Don’t take anything personally 3. Never assume anything 4. Always do your best The Four Agreements: Four “simple” agreements, easy to read, easy to understand, perhaps, but they take a while to implement…

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear How many times have I heard the above quote. I always thought that it was cool, somewhat mystical; however, I see that it is, at least to me, practical and true…

I was reviewing some of the photos from the first half of this year and, compared to previous years, the number of photos that I’ve taken and the number of posts that I’ve made are declining. I think that this…