As a child of 9 or 10 my wife was somewhat of an equine “Phenom.” Long hours spent at the local riding stable resulted in her becoming an accomplished, award winning rider in “Hunter-Jumper” competitions; and she traveled the country with a horse and a trainer pursuing her love at every available opportunity. I personally […]
According to our local Meteorologist, Bill Steffen, the Grand Rapids area had about half of the normal average total possible sunshine in December. Given the fact that December is typically our cloudiest month, that is pretty grim.
I don’t know about you but Christmas is always somewhat of a downer for me. Something about the commercialization of the season, the fact that it now seems to begin well before Thanksgiving, or that nagging feeling that I will simply never be done with all the projects standing in the way prior to the […]