Tag Archives: Family & Friends

Farm Life: Old-Timey Love

When my wife & I were courting 25 years ago, I enjoyed visiting with her family in New England.  Conversations were full of old-timey wit and wisdom.  Some of mottoes have stayed around with us through the years.  Her father … Continue reading

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From the Bookshelf: Two Memoirs by Cynthia Reyes

We have several rocking chairs in our cabin.  In each of our great-rooms, you can find a place to sit and rock while relaxing.  When reading two memoirs by Cynthia Reyes, A Good Home and An Honest House, I envision Cynthia … Continue reading

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Going Home

Flying home to California this morning, the skies were clear and the sun at a good angle to take some photos.  We flew over our cabin, which I could more or less identifying by following the roads into the Appalachian … Continue reading

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Going Home

Flying home to California, the sky was clear.  The plane flew pretty much over our cabin in West Virginia. Home to home. My brother picked me up at the San Jose airport to take me to my parent’s house.   … Continue reading

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2016 Rhythm and Roots Festival, Rhode Island, All the Color of the Blues

Six to mid-night of the first evening of the Rhythm and Roots Festival broke the Fun-Meter again.  The end of the summer season brings out the color from the stages, to the bands, to the vendors, to the crowd.  Today’s … Continue reading

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Walking the Wall at Narragansett, Rhode Island

Time to begin our Labor Day weekend festivities.  All of our group had arrived by lunch Friday.  Lunch, of course, was lobster rolls and clam cakes.  As we were half-way to Narragansett Beach, we headed the rest of the way … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

In conversations with my mother, as we both age, we have been reviewing different times and events in life. Thirty five years have passed since I lived at home. Still events from childhood (or parenting from her perspective), college, marriage, … Continue reading

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