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Category: Personal

Thanksgiving memories

As best I can remember, this is the first Thanksgiving Day I’ve ever spent by myself. My son and his family decided to go skiing today, which I was delighted […]

Beetle fences

You may know them as snow, sand, or drift fences. They come in various forms, usually either wooden slats wired side-by-side, or perforated orange plastic sheeting strung on stakes. They […]

My 2011 Subaru Forester

Grandma got new wheels

Let the record show that at 3 pm today, the title to my beloved old Mazda passed from my hands to those of the tow-truck driver who took her on […]

'93 Mazda MX-6

A bug on the windshield of life

Like a bug on the windshield of life. That’s how I’ve felt this week. Or maybe like there’s been a death in the family. I put my beloved Mazda in […]

Wedding ’65

Chelsey Clinton’s wedding was big news recently. Why, I’m not sure. But it was. And it dove-tailed with this post, started a while back when I came across a little […]

Just a rolling stone

Last night, for some odd reason, I was thinking about the monthly payment on the first house I ever owned. Only $111. Can you believe that? It was a 3-bedroom, […]