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Always Watching…

We live on a small lake and, unfortunately, we have been plagued with people who stroll around the shore and have no business being there. There are people from other neighborhoods who come and try to fish behind our homes ...

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The Book of Plans…

This has been a difficult week. A dear friend of ours called and asked if I would prepare a funeral service for his 98 year old mother who passed away this past Tuesday evening. I will deliver it Friday afternoon. ...

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The Workbook…

I have really enjoyed learning the art of smoking different foods for the past four years or so. I have had more time on my hands and as I move closer to retirement, I remember the days of my youth ...

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The Longest Day…

Earlier this week, on Tuesday, we experienced the summer solstice. That is, spring officially turned into summer as we celebrated the longest daylight hours of the year. From here, I am afraid, it is all downhill until December 21, 2022 ...

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The Ultimate Father’s Day…

Today is Father's Day, 2022 and this evening we had a wonderful celebration with the family. All in all it was a great day - especially the cards and the reflections on how the family has been impacted throughout the ...

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Biblical Mondegreens…

Okay, so it sounds a little deep tonight, doesn't it? But that's only because most of us aren't familiar with the exact words we use to describe something we have all experienced. So let's start with a definition. A mondegreen ...

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It Can Wait – Text Stop Ahead…

On our recent trip out east, I was surprised when we came upon road signs that stated, "It can Wait - Text Stop Ahead."  I have never seen a sign like this before. Of course, I have heard about the ...

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The $38 Room…

Last month, Janet and I took a road trip to upstate New York for a family wedding and then headed to Manchester, VT for several days. We returned home through Niagara Falls, New York. Janet had never been to Niagara ...

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The Throne…

For the past four days, people around the world, especially the people of Great Britain, have been celebrating the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's reign as the Sovereign of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and a number of other countries and ...

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Testing…Testing…Testing…

For the last month or so, we have been having trouble posting this blog onto social media. Every so often, Wordpress, our platform for writing all these articles, gets upgraded and, of course, there are changes to social media platforms. ...

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