Monthly Archives: July 2011

Being Taken to Secluded Cabin in Vermont! I am writing this from Syracuse, New York.  This morning I was in Louisville, Kentucky. Yesterday morning I was in Valparaiso, Indiana.  Two days before that I was in downtown Chicago, after spending … Continue reading

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Russell Crowe is Here

No, I am not making that up.  He has been spotted here in my home town.  There is more.  My parents moved out of Aurora to a small town called Plano about 20 miles southwest. That is where the tackle … Continue reading

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“They Won’t Believe It”

That is what Sister Gayle said when I told her I was going to write about this. On Saturday, I started to think about what to do Sunday morning before the Farewell Brunch scheduled as part of the 50th Reunion … Continue reading

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Magic Eyes

It was a miracle.  I arrived at Ballydoyle’s Pub after laboring over what to wear in hopes of making a good impression on people (yes, especially those girls I had wanted to date), many of whom I had not seen … Continue reading

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That’s My Closet!

I had a strange experience Saturday afternoon.  I am in my home town in Northern, Illinois for my 50th High School Reunion.  I decided to drive by my old neighborhood to see what my childhood home look like.  So much … Continue reading

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Twice Weekly Sore Muscle Day

I always wonder if there is something I have done to myself or it is just the result of getting old. Then I remember it is Sore Muscle Day.  Tuesdays and Fridays have the hour of training with Kevin in … Continue reading

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It Shouldn’t Work

I walked in the door this morning and little Down Syndrome Jan greeted me enthusiastically.  Later when she saw Tim, she shouted his name loudly and practically knocked him over with a hug.  She always goes up with the little … Continue reading

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There’s No Turning Back Now

I have just purchased a plane ticket from Kansas City to Shannon in Ireland leaving the end of August.  The return trip will leave from Berlin, Germany near then end of September. The plan is to spend a few days … Continue reading

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Colorful Morning

I left the house to get some coffee and just couldn’t come right back.  It was one of those days.  I decided to drive up to Cedarcrest and sit in the parking lot for a while.  The lot overlooks an … Continue reading

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The Lost is Found

Well, no one was actually lost.  I met a couple in the airport in Sydney as we waited for a plane.  They were most interesting to talk with. It was one of those very meaningful connections made in not much more … Continue reading

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