Category Posts

Another Trip Around the Sun…

I guess I should say at the top of this post that it is my 64th birthday today. Yep... difficult to believe that the years are passing so quickly. But, for some reason, this year's celebration has been different than ...

Read more »

Love Letters…

This week has been filled with Valentines and stories on social media about the love affairs of people throughout history. Most notably, I tend to like presidential history and I watched a video of President Bush (41) and Barbara talking ...

Read more »

Hygge…

I don't know how many of you are familiar with the Danish word, pronounced "hue-guh" that has suddenly entered our vocabulary and our culture. I don't even think that I was aware of the impact on us until I noticed ...

Read more »

Groundhog Day…

Today is February 2nd, traditionally known as Groundhog Day! It's the day that we wait to see if Punxsutawney Phil comes out to see his shadow - letting us know whether we will have six more weeks of winter or ...

Read more »

It’s That Time of Year Again…

It's difficult to believe, but January is almost over and the year is in full swing. There is a new President in the White House, the spring semester of school is back in session and businesses have generally approved their ...

Read more »

The Worst Ever…

Thankfully, this winter season has been pretty much devoid of snow in central Indiana, with the exception of one small accumulation and the day, December 17, 2016 that we had ice and Janet fell, breaking her arm. But today marks the ...

Read more »

“Salmon Says”…

It's a beautiful week-end here in central Indiana and the temperatures are in the low sixties. We have been able to get out with Lexie and take walks both yesterday and today. And earlier this week-end, Andrew and I were ...

Read more »

President Trump…

Tomorrow, January 20, 2017, we will presumably witness the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States. Never before in my life, and perhaps in the history of the country, has there been such vitriol ...

Read more »

Senior Moments and Dog Pills…

Recently, Janet and I have both done some random things that we have just chalked up to human error. For starters, I wrote my last post on the 50th anniversary of the death of my grandfather back in January, 1966. ...

Read more »

Fifty-One Years Later…

Tomorrow, Friday the 13th, 2017, marks the 51st anniversary of the death of my paternal grandfather, Jacob Toussaint. I really hadn't given this much consideration until earlier this month, but for the past week or so, I have been reminded ...

Read more »