May 29, 2017 – Beer, BBQ and Parades

Collectively, the three of us have had some somber, serious and even dark posts lately. Hopefully, our family and other readers recognize that as honest admission that life isn’t always great, but with the love of family and friends you can work through anything. With that said, and with my …continue reading

May 28, 2017 – Time

I recently read a book, The Time Book: A Brief History from Lunar Calendars to Atomic Clocks, by Martin Jenkins which talked about how we measure time. Before the invention of the mechanical clock every great civilization measured time in its own special way, with the associated problems. In ancient …continue reading

May 23, 2017 – The IKEA Effect

We did a lot this weekend as a family and I thoroughly enjoyed all of it. It’s just so nice to be back together even though I understand and accept that it’s temporary as our children begin their own adult lives in their own unique ways. I cherish every moment …continue reading

May 21, 2017 – Fortunate Generations

I was reading Peter Diamandis’ weekly newsletter (highly recommended by the way) which described a newly invented bra that will help detect breast cancer and I couldn’t help think how fortunate we are to live in this time.  I mentioned in a previous post how my grandparents had watched the …continue reading