I'm going on vacation and have decided it wouldn't really be much of a vacation if I didn't actually take a break from things. So my blog is going to rest along with me. Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop. — Ovid See you again in December.
I recently went on a road trip through the Midwest with some good friends. Our itinerary included national parks, museums, and gardens and included a lot of unexpected stops when something caught our eye from the road. When asked what I wanted to see on and do on the trip, I didn't have much in... Continue Reading →
There's been a lot of stuff floating around on the internet about stores being open or closed on Thanksgiving Day. Having stores open on a holiday is a bad idea, and living in Germany for two years taught me why. When I lived in Germany in the early 90s, the hours for shopping of any... Continue Reading →
In the spirit of Sir John Lubbock's words, I am going to take a little rest before the summer's over. While I will officially be on vacation until after Labor Day, I will still be posting quotes and past projects on my blog. Happy Summer, and see you in September!
We were fortunate enough to spend last Friday up in the mountains showing my parents the splendor of the Rockies in summer. The mountains cooperated beautifully: sunny but cool weather, light breezes, abundant wildlife, and buckets of wildflowers. And we were armed to take advantage of it: everyone had a camera. In fact, as a... Continue Reading →