We have become so accustomed to government’s procedural difficulties that it is actually newsworthy when the process works as intended. We experienced this last week when our township was presented with a check for $543,500 to fix the road and seawall in front of my house. I had been working on this since 2003 and joined with several neighbors in […]
My tomato garden faced unprecedented hardships this year. We had multiple salt water floods throughout the month of July and then last weekend a strong wind lifted our camper into the air and dropped it on its side right on top of the garden!
"Memory can be a tricky companion at times, especially with the accident, and I would not be too surprised, in spite of our concerted effort toward accuracy, if some factual errors and faulty rememberences are reflected in these pages. They are not intentional." foreward of "The Shack" by William Paul Young
The most significant economic issue of modern times.
In the year I was born a postage stamp cost 4 cents. A new home cost $13,725 and the average worker earned $5,620 per year. The most popular new tunes on the radio were “Yellow Polka Dot Bikini”, “Only the Lonely” and “Are You Lonely tonight?” Elvis had just been released from the army. Most […]
Father’s day felt more powerful this year, not because today’s events were more spectacular but rather because the appreciation I feel for my father and my children are stronger than ever. I am blessed.
Consider these ten tips on what I have learned about a wide range of helmets in the past couple of years. I have, both intentionally and unintentionally, received much input on the topic from many sources due to my particular circumstances. 1) All helmets are not created equal. A helmet suitable for a bicycle, for […]
This post is only to highlight a few photographs of the beginning of horse shoe crab season that bring red knots and other birds to Tarpon Cove at Money Island. Unrelated to the birds, here is a shot of the new marina:
On this special day of Josh’s confirmation at Main Line Reform Temple, the theme of the service was memories and remembering. Many of the speeches by the 33 confirmants eloquently expanded on this theme. The following passage from the prayer book left a strong message. We remember the ones we have loved who are no more.We love […]