Unusual Things

A lovely young woman wrote on her Facebook page this morning and got me thinking. She’s hung out with my kids since middle school and is now a college graduate. And an amazing woman. She asked the question: What is something you have done that is so unusual that you are certain you are the…

Trip Log 3.1

It’s been a long time since we traveled together. May was our last business trip. We did go to Chattanooga together in July for a Bible Study, its was great, but not like our business travel! We are now on a five-week trip! Through Michigan, into Canada, Maine, New Hampshire, DC area, upstate New York,…

Riding the El

Day 29 Track Twenty-nine June 29, 1896. The St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company (predecessor of the St. Louis – San Francisco Railway) is incorporated.In the old Glen Miller song “The Chattanooga Choo Choo” the train departs on Track 29. Have you ever ridden a train? Write a post about a train. Tell us…

Trip Log 2.3

Yes, I’m late with this. I’ll explain why later. Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1. We arrived in Staten Island Friday night in time for dinner and then drove to the Ferry Terminal to check out parking options. My sweet friend, Camille, arrived about midnight. We got up Saturday morning and had a nice…

Trip Log 2.2

Monday, April 25. Kalamazoo 11:30 am I was right. Surprises already! On the first day of the new week. Ron called to confirm his appointments first thing this morning. The rep had forgotten to tell him the days were switched: today he’ll be in Grand Rapids, then in Kalamazoo tomorrow. We still have to back…

Trip Log 2.1

No, I don’t alway pack light. This is my stack of luggage for our current trip: large suitcase, book bag full of study materials for my Spring Study Program, hanging bag with more formal clothes, large total with most of my cycling gear (lots of layers for warm through very cold weather) , small tote…

Trip Log 1.2

Star Date 3/7/16 Monday  This is how we do conference calls on the road. Notice my fun colored pencils for my Bible study and the postcards for the kids and grandkids! I worked with my headphones on while Rachel and Ron talked with engineering and marketing back in Texas. I wore headphones because their conversations are…

New Years Resolutions 

Looking back on the first fifteen days of 2016 it looks like my top New Years Resolutions include: 1. Forget the budget. What budget? 2. Never again balance the checkbook. 3. Pay no bills. 4. Avoid completing any Precept Bible Study. 5. Do not wear out my new running shoes. 6. Keep bike tires off…