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April was a busy month with a variety of good and bad events, which pretty well sums up life in general, doesn’t it? We ended March and began April with a trip to Daytona Beach for our 18th wedding anniversary. But we got a hint of what April might bring when we had to rush […]

Throwback Thursday – Camping In North Carolina 2008

Thursday , 30, April 2015 Comments Off on Throwback Thursday – Camping In North Carolina 2008

Today’s Throwback Thursday takes us back to the spring of 2008 when Cindy and I went camping in North Carolina. We were tent-camping at a wonderful campground called Moonshine Creek in Balsam, NC, not far from Maggie Valley and Sheepback Mountain where we had just purchased some property to build a cabin on. We were […]

Throwback Thursday – Cindy And Mikey At Universal Studios 2007

Thursday , 23, April 2015 Comments Off on Throwback Thursday – Cindy And Mikey At Universal Studios 2007

Today’s Throwback Thursday takes us back to April of 2007 when we took Mikey to Universal Studios. He met Spider-Man and Captain America and had a good time all over the park, but this is one of my favorite photos from that day.

Cindy took Ann and our two oldest grandchildren, Mikey and Heather, to Disney’s Animal Kingdom a few weeks ago. Here’s a video I just loved seeing; Mikey having fun and enjoying The Festival of the Lion King.

Back in January, Grandma and I took Abby to Leu Gardens for a short morning visit. I’m finally getting around to looking over the photos I took and I found these six of Abby that I really liked, so I thought I’d post them. Abby is always (ok, almost always) happy to “model” for Granddad […]

I’ve really come to love Tumblr because I keep finding more and more of the people I’m interested in over there. Writing, Comic Books, Science Fiction, Photography, and other interests of mine are well represented on Tumblr. My own Tumblr page consists of this blog (auto-post is great!), but it also contains things I find […]

Below is a photo of Albert Einstein’s desk as it appeared on the day of his death, 60 years ago today. On April 17, 1955, Einstein began experiencing internal bleeding as a result of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. He was transported to the University Medical Center Hospital at Princeton, but not before retrieving a draft […]

I enjoy the Lifehacker website. They have a wide variety of tech and non-tech pointers that help streamline your life. I make heavy use of their RSS feed in my Feedly reader to keep up with all the good stuff they make available. One of my favorite features of the site is when they have […]

Throwback Thursday – Cindy And I Atop Waterrock Knob 2010

Thursday , 16, April 2015 Comments Off on Throwback Thursday – Cindy And I Atop Waterrock Knob 2010

In June of 2010 Cindy and I moved to Maggie Valley and in October our friend Liz came up to spend a week with us. One day the three of us hiked to the top of Waterrock Knob, off the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Liz took this photo of us. Good memories!

Our 4th Year Anniversary With Bella

Sunday , 12, April 2015 Comments Off on Our 4th Year Anniversary With Bella

It was 4 years ago today that Bella came into our lives and our hearts. We adopted her as a rescue puppy from a litter of 8 that needed homes, and she has brought so much love and affection and companionship to us. We love having her as a member of our family.

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