Yesterday, I was asked several times about our recent trip to Alaska. Of course, I was delighted to answer these questions. One inquisitor asked, “What's the best thing about going there?” I hesitated, then responded, “There are so many different “bests” all rolled into one trip. It is very hard to boil it down to … Continue reading Alaskan Moments
It is with a deep sense of regret and anticipatory grief that I feel it necessary to announce the retirement of my favorite Alaska T-Shirt. This trusty T has serve faithfully and well most Saturdays for the past three years. It has been through a lot and never has it complained. It has endured many, … Continue reading Retirement Announcement
Portage Glacier, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska We returned from our Great Alaskan Adventure of 2019 almost one week ago. We were greeted by blistering hot temps, when we stepped out of the airport in OKC. Both of us were feeling less than stellar. Telesa was sick. I had a nagging cough. We have a lot of … Continue reading Portage Glacier, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
Do you know the woman who can just barely see over the steering wheel? Based on appearances, she is a senior citizen. She has those tiny curlers in her hair—the ones with brushes in them. You might know her as the grey haired speed demon who wears the tint-changing, light-adapting photochromic trifocal glasses and drives … Continue reading A special request for the people of Charlotte, North Carolina
As I've mentioned before, I travel quite a bit for work, mostly by car within a few hundred miles from home. Almost every time I am on the road, I see accidents along the way. Many appear to be serious. On Friday of last week I traveled to Tulsa for business in a thunderstorm. The … Continue reading Make it home safely
Yes, what do you do when you visit Seattle, Washington? I wouldn’t want anyone to think I hold myself out as an expert on this topic. However, we have visited a few times and found some interesting and entertaining things to do. Actually, our visits have been brief, being tacked on either prior to or … Continue reading What do you do when you visit Seattle?
Now that Christmas in July is finished on the Hallmark Channel, we are staring to get excited about Christmas at Silver Dollar City! In fact, we noticed they were already starting to make preparations when we were there last week. If you have never been to SDC during the Christmas season, we definitely recommend you … Continue reading Are you looking forward to Christmas at Silver Dollar City?