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 […]
Filled with self-deprecating remorse, considerable fear, and self-loathing, I whimpered my misgivings. Bob, well “finger-printed” glasses sliding toward the front end of his pudgy nose, rolls his considerable bulk backward from the desk just far enough to cross his legs.
Saturday, October 8, my husband Randy and I decided to head to the eastern side of Michigan to explore an area neither of us knew much about. On the shores of Lake Huron, right in the middle of Michigan’s “thumb”, lies the quaint little harbor town of Lexington.
Saturday, September 24th, was a rare day when my husband Randy and I had no plans or social obligations. It was a nice sunny day to boot. So needless to say, it was time for an adventure via the wild blue.