Last weekend I popped up to see friends, and on Friday we went to pick up my friend’s son at grundschule – elementary school.
I think that it was my first time inside an elementary school in years – to be honest I cannot remember the last time I was inside one – and it […]
Back in October, while visiting my family, I picked up a small stack of random mail that had some how found my Mom’s mailbox instead of my mailbox. And by mail, I mean actual letters, delivered by a friendly person in a uniform.
One letter I received was from Wyoming Public Media:
Another Christmas has rolled around – so to those of you of that particular faith tradition, Merry Christmas!
In the run up to this year’s celebration, I decided not to inflate my Christmas tree, instead opting to have a Spartan display consisting of a Christmas Tea Towel.
But at the same time friends sent me […]
I lost my father five years ago this coming February – this is not something I actually spend a great deal of time dwelling upon, but rather he comes to mind at some of the oddest moments.
When I least expect it, he pops into mind – environments where I don’t think I would have […]
Wow… I’ve been lackluster with the blog.
Clearly I am now only writing this for myself… and to record memories as they pop up.
I got my haircut today – haircuts are one of my absolute favorite things. There’s nothing quite so awesome as sitting in a chair, relaxing, getting a scalp massage, getting the […]
This past couple of weeks, I’ve been talking to my banks – on both sides of the Atlantic – in order to check up on some details of my life.
And it occurred to me that back in January, when I was in Bloomington, I’d visited my safe deposit box and found all my old […]
Wow, another year has rolled around.
This doesn’t feel as raw as it did the first time, but I still go back through the memories of everything I felt that week, when I was in Bloomington, Indiana, and all the attention was on Laramie, Wyoming.
With distance – both in terms of time (16 years […]
I’m nearing the end of my time in Montreal – it’s been a lovely few days with some nice art discoveries (Kent Monkman — I saw another one of his works today), nice long walks, and some good food.
This is not actually my first time in Montreal – in fact, Montreal was the first […]
Sometimes, when I hope people aren’t listening, I would sing to myself a song that I remember from my childhood — a promotional song for Star Trek (TOS) reruns.
Somehow YouTube’s algorithms pulled it up and put it in my recommended viewing list.
I probably shouldn’t post it here. But I am.
Back in September while visiting my Mom, there was a brief conversation about how times have changed – with respect to women.
She observed that when she got married to my Dad that she adopted his name – and I do not just mean his surname, but his full name. When she filled out mail […]