A retired life. I thought I wanted to work forever, but now that the chance is here to relax, putter, fix stuff and have houseguests it’s not as tempting.
Reflecting on Christmas 2023, not a great year, not a happy party-filled year, more a slog. But there was some bright spots.
Another great weekend, made special by my old friend Harry Garton arriving for a visit and skiing at Stratton Mountain in Vermont.
I have often pondered and tried to figure out the perfect recipe in this life for the perfect dinner party. In my 65th year I’ve discovered you can always improve any party you host, and that is the challenge. So this year I brought with me a theme from our […]
Today, I’m driving down to New Jersey with Mary for a ceremonial final look at the house I grew up in, which my family has lived in since 1960 in Blawenburg, NJ. The place that we called The Tavern was an Inn way back in the days of stagecoaches. I […]
FOMA, when so many people don’t wanna leave their house to come to a party or a get together. It’s the new normal. Stay home, arghh.
Sundays are days that I often reflect on, and over the years I have published many blog posts about things that happened on Sundays.
I can’t say I am excited, happy, or festive at this time of the year. It’s Christmas, so rife with memories, mostly good, but all gone down the river that flows behind me. So much of my life has slipped behind me, in that churning never stopping river of time. […]
I am going to be turning on the Inspire Device that I had implanted into my chest yesterday in one month. Hope to stop using the CPAP device.
August ruminations about a life that feels lonely and challenging, but hopeful for things to bounce back soon as my travel resumes.
A late night walk in downtown Amherst Mass to see the new businesses that are opening up there.
January is always a month of reflection and doubt, coupled with a need to publish new year’s resolutions. A look back at some January memories.