Monthly Archives: May 2016

IT’S . . . SUMMERTIME!!

Baseball, hotdogs, apple pie, and Chevrolet . . .  (of course, that has since been upgraded to “softball, brats, hummus, and river cruises”)  But Memorial Day weekend means it’s “Summertime, summertime, sum, sum, summertime!”  That calendar guidepost where, according to … Continue reading

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Spring Sports Season

And so it came to pass, after winterless winter tumbled into erratic spring an old man’s fancy, once again, turned to . . . travel?  Hence, I covered very little of the Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) spring sports scene … Continue reading

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 3 (II))

April 20 (Still) [We begin Part II back outside the Castle on the promenade overlooking Pest.] [A glorious day – you know what we’re looking at here, right?] [Sandor Palace, the official residence of the President of Hungary.  And for … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 3)

April 20 Our last day alone in Budapest for the six of us.  Hide the women and children!  It made for such an action packed day, I have to present it in two parts. [So, something we didn’t do last … Continue reading

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And Then Back Home Again . . .

We arrived home Friday night after a 13-hour, 802.6 miles, door-to-door, drive from Nashville, Indiana, to Lake Darling.  We pooped out Saturday until that evening . . . [Apparently at some point while we were roaming the universe, this took … Continue reading

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A Reunion of “The Biddies”

May 16 [We left Noblesville, a northern suburb of Indianapolis, the evening of Tom’s graduation to visit Ruthie’s sister Rita in Nashville, Indiana, about 60 miles south of Indianapolis.  We had not been there in four years, the year Tom … Continue reading

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Just Catching Up (After Europe)

May 8 [Just home from Europe the night before.  Battling jet lag, it was a beautiful day to see Josie at the winery.] May 10 [The last Central Lakes Concert Association concert of the year with Salut Salon.  OK, this … Continue reading

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