I was reminded today that yesterday was the one-year anniversary of my grandfather’s passing.  I also remembered that I have not visited that side of my family since my grandfather’s funeral and Thanksgiving last year. I was reminded of how close I was to both he and my grandmother, and how much I truly miss […]

Hello Old Friend

In the words of one of my favorite musical artists, “Hello Old Friend.  It’s really good to see you once again.”  It has been a while since I have updated the blog, but I thought I would take some time to bring the three people who read this thing up to date. In my professional […]

An All Too Brief Weekend

Last weekend was all too brief, and, as my weekends have become, full of activity both mundance and exciting.  Of course, the concept of exciting is a relative one. Friday Evening A farewell happy hour for a contractor becomes a longer evening of conversation and beverages.  A good time was had, but I wound up […]

Tool Time

As I work best from lists, I thought I would post a list here of the various things I need to do around the house.  Having someone else in the house has made certain things a bit more obvious than they otherwise would be. In no particular order, here they are for me to work […]

Remembrances of Things Past

I came across the following photo a few weeks ago.  OH, YEAAHH! A friend of mine from college posted on Facebook some of the funny photos he has accumulated over the years, and he had one similar to this.  I remember the story behind it. A truck traveling on Rt. 1 near the main entrance […]