Not my home anymore

Most of the family and I took a short trip back to Dallas-Fort Worth to attend our friends' son's wedding this weekend.  Two of our older children stayed home because they had work and school.  We drove from Charlotte, stayed overnight in Birmingham, and arrived the day before the wedding. Drove straight through on the … Continue reading Not my home anymore

I Can’t Do Everything

Just a short thought. Have you ever seen Home for the Holidays (1995)?  It's one of the most underrated Thanksgiving / holiday movies around.  Great cast including Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr., Anne Bancroft, Dylan McDermott.  Even Steve Guttenberg!  But it's like watching a train wreck.  Not one for the kids unless you want to … Continue reading I Can’t Do Everything

Starting the year off with a bang

New blog layout. What do you think? With just over a week left in January 2021, so much has happened already this year. Yes, Creepy Joe and "soon-to-be stepping into his place" Kamala have taken the White House. What's the current over/under on how long Joe pretends to sit in the seat before stepping down? … Continue reading Starting the year off with a bang

2020 Year End Review

I wouldn't be a blogger if I didn't have an obligatory End of 2020 post. Someday, I'll look back at this and think "What a crazy time that was!" Not going to do a play-by-play, but there are a few moments and epiphanies that I had this year that I want to capture for myself. … Continue reading 2020 Year End Review

Pre-Year-End Review

Not my final 2020 in review post, but just some thoughts for today. It will be interesting to see how friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, and businesses come out of 2020. For sure, some of the nonsense this year was driven by the election. People actually care about things like that. But the impact of Rona … Continue reading Pre-Year-End Review