Tag: Humor

As seen on the greenway in Marion, NC. Lots of foot traffic in these parts! Great location to advertise. Low rates! 🙂 BTW, we did not attend. Not all advertising works on everyone! 🙂

During Christmas weekend, Vanessa, her sons, her brother and his family, and I spent the weekend at Kiawah Island, SC. Fortunately, for us, it was an unseasonably mild weekend with temperatures rising into the low to mid 70 degree mark. Vanessa mentioned to her sons that she was going to put on her swimsuit and take a quick dip in the ocean later on in the afternoon, at the warmest part of the day … around 2:00 PM or so…

Ummm, Vanessa? Not quite yet. Probably in a few more weeks! 🙂 We were doing our walk along the Ohio/Erie Canal Tow Path and Vanessa remembered the ice skating pond. Although they indicated that it was closed, she decided to give it a go anyway 😀

I’ve heard some people say that New Yorkers are rude. I wouldn’t say that. It’s not been my experience. New York, specifically, Manhattan, is a busy place. There are lots of people, traffic, and things to do. I might go as far to say that some New Yorkers can be brusque, but perhaps the word “efficient” is a kinder, more telling word. 🙂 I was walking down 25th Street on the way to work when I was passing two gentlemen…

Vanessa and I were riding the Caltrain on the way to San Francisco from San Jose. While we were in Europe, I took a number of photos of her while she sat across from me on various trains. I may even have a snap or two of her riding the rails in Charlotte; however, I don’t have any of myself. I decided to give her my camera and let her take my picture. I set the camera to recognize faces…

Perhaps it could have been an isolated incident, but then when I saw these in San Jose, California, some 2,700 miles away, I just knew the truth, and you do too! Vanessa spotted these innocuous-looking pair of abandoned sneakers along a walkway in a park in San Jose while we were out with Pedro. Notice that on the opposite side of the table, there is a pack of stickers, too! Hmmmm. And, if you want more proof, this lady actually…

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