Travel Preparations II

We started by staging.  With the roof down, we have room for one large and one small suitcase under the roof storage area, and plenty of space for laptop, cameras, and souveniers.  On the back seat will be the cooler, and eventually the china.  After satisfying ourselves that everything would fit, we decided that it … Continue reading Travel Preparations II

Travel Preparations I

“You can play the ABC game only so much before you go cazy”, so Laura informs me as we make our preparations. This means finding something else to do on the long drive across flat country. We have CDs and XM radio to keep us entertained. We’ll check books-on-tape out of the library (once we … Continue reading Travel Preparations I

Memories of Long Branch

I like this new summer schedule.  I work like a dog Monday through Thursday, but have Fridays off.  So this morning I decided to take Dad his Father’s Day present early — all of his sermons retrieved from his old 286 burned to CD. On the way back, I felt compelled to swing by Long … Continue reading Memories of Long Branch

Why and Where

It all starts with China – dishes, not the place.  Laura’s mom has given her some china that had belonged to her grandmother,and rather than ship the dishes, we decided to drive out and get them.  Her mom lives on an Island in the Puget Sound about two hours north of Seattle, so this is … Continue reading Why and Where

A Place for My Stuff

Being a gadget freak has it drawbacks, especially if you’re a male.  So now I’m carrying around a Palm Tungsten C (bulky), a cell phone (also bulky until I get a new one), sunglasses in a case, bifocals in a case, a wallet, a tape memo recorder (I don’t believe in digital) and various writing … Continue reading A Place for My Stuff