Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Last Sunday of 2013

On this last Sunday of 2013, I’ve been looking back on the year. As most years this has been a mix of good and bad. As the year begun, Christine’s divorce was finalized in January. James bought a house in … Continue reading

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The Grinch that Stole …

As you may know, I drive a Ford F-350 Dual Rear Wheel (DRW) truck. With a truck that size I have two options when parking in a parking lot. If I can find a space at the edge of the … Continue reading

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The Sunday before Christmas

Well here it is the Sunday before Christmas. I finished wrapping a few presents this afternoon. I actually had to make a quick trip to a nearby store to exchange one present. (I don’t want to mention the store since … Continue reading

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Our Vacations Come to an End

Well here it is Sunday. Mandy returned to work today. I have one more day of vacation tomorrow (Monday.) As I mentioned this was not the vacation we had planned. I’ll remember this vacation as the “break down” vacation Besides … Continue reading

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The Hurrider I Go The Behinder I Get

Well here it is Wednesday of our vacation week. Most of the ice has finally melted, but we are still stuck at home with the plumbers still jack hammering into our foundation slab trying to get to our leaking pipe. … Continue reading

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Not the Sunday I had Planned

I had hoped to leave for Palo Duro Canyon by 9:00 AM this morning. Google Maps estimates the trip from our house to the state park as being about six hours. The park office closes at 5:00 PM this time … Continue reading

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Bad News – Our Trip is Cancelled

As I’ve mentioned several times recently, I was really looking forward to our scheduled trip to Palo Duro Canyon next week. I was looking at the weather forecast this week and it looked like it was going to get down … Continue reading

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December 1, 2013

Here it is Sunday, December 1, and I’m keeping up my streak of adding a blog entry each Sunday. Yesterday on the Star-Telegram’s editorial page, I read a response to an editorial cartoon published in California. The writer asked what … Continue reading

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