Category Archives: Family

From the Mountains to the Desert: More October Hikes in AZ

One of the best parts of living in Arizona is the different climate zones for outdoor activities that are all close enough to be in whatever type of hiking you desire. So one weekend we can be in a cooler … Continue reading

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Back In The Day: My Journey Home

In August of 1976, my life was in shambles, living on my own in a studio apartment in my small hometown of Bucyrus, Ohio. Not counting a couple days that I did a quick visit in August, 2007, I had … Continue reading

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Social Distancing: Petrified In Arizona

Carolyn took the month of June off from work in what Southwest refers to as Emergency Time Off. What that amounts to is that you receive a small portion of pay for helping the company reduce labor cost during the … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Chapter 5

Still furloughed but not locked down, I look for multiple ways to keep active during the crisis. Of course I watch some Netflix but in reality I am keeping busy without TV. My book reading has increased as I continue … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Part One

As I sit in isolation with my dog, I thought why not catch up on some of my own trials and some trails that I have blazed during these quarantined times. On the first Friday of March COVID-19 was becoming … Continue reading

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Running Down A Dream: NYC Marathon Adventure Begins

Yeah runnin’ down a dream That never would come to me Workin’ on a mystery, goin’ wherever it leads Runnin’ down a dream Tom Petty Carolyn and I have been on a mission to enjoy life to its fullest and … Continue reading

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Shot Through The Heart: Who’s To Blame? Game Day Adventures

It is game day. The New York Giants vs New England Patriots. Sunday has arrived and I’m ready for another great adventure in the land of the giants. Up and out, Starbucks is on my radar. It’s NYC but there … Continue reading

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Uptown Funk: Living it Up In The City

Come on, dance Jump on it If you sexy then flaunt it Well it’s Saturday night and we in the spot Don’t believe me just watch come on! Mark Ronson w Bruno Mars The Friday late night wedding partying has … Continue reading

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Jump On It: Wedding Time Trip To Jersey

Tonto,¬†(Tim)¬†jump on it, jump on it, jump on it… Kemosabi, (Uncle Bob) jump on it, jump on it, jump on it… Custer, (Uncle Frank) jump on it, jump on it, jump on it… Apache, (The Cerars) jump on it, jump … Continue reading

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Have I Got a Long Way to Run: Ragnar 2015

Are these times contagious I’ve never been this bored before Is this the prize I’ve waited for Now as the hours passing There’s nothing left here to ensure I long to find the messenger Have I got a long way … Continue reading

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