It’s cooler outside, socks and sweaters are back, and instead of everyday ice cream, we are back to Cake of the Week. This can only mean that summer is over. But before we dive too deeply into the leaf pile and pumpkin flavored everything, let’s recap the almost normal Summer of 2021. I’ve already reported … Continue reading Summer 2021 (joy and sadness)
Our daughter got married last month. Having had an ultra simple wedding myself, this event was not without some worry and trepidation on my part. I am happy to report that every thing I worried about, in fact, contributed to the success of this event. And now that I am living happily on great memories … Continue reading How to Have a Perfect Wedding
Here sits the cure for pandemic blues. (Ice cream helps too.) In this year of sadness, worry and isolation, Cora is the antidote we all need. She is perfectly oblivious to what is happening in the larger world at and is perfectly happy and carefree. She is two years old day, balanced beautifully on the … Continue reading Feral child Turns Two!
I am over four years into retirement, and I am amazed by how my life and, even more profoundly, my outlook has evolved. The outside observer, and perhaps my old self, might consider my life to be too simple or boring or that I am now lacking in drive, vision and purpose. All of which … Continue reading In Defense of Simple and Boring