Happy memories

I was reminded yesterday that, despite everything that went on in my childhood with the abuse, the lack of self-exteem, the depression, etc. there were actually some happy times. We went to see Miracle yesterday, the movie about the 1980 Olympic hockey team. I was 11 years old when those games were played, and I…

Vacation

You can see some of the highlights from our vacation here. We had a really good time, it was very relaxing and fun, and it was just plain nice to get away from day to day life for a little while!

Tennessee

I saw this entry over at Instapundit the other day of pictures he took driving around the mountains near Knoxville and Gatlinburg. I got really excited because we’re going to be in Tennessee next week. We’ll be staying closer to the Cumberland Plateau part of the state than we will be the Smokies, but there…

Wow

Gee it’s been awhile since I wrote anything here, huh? I guess by the time I got back from vacation I needed to catch up on so many things that I sort of lost track. There was a ton of work stuff to get to, there was spending some time with my wife, there was…

Fargo

Made a stop in Fargo, ND Sunday as part of my great vacation getaway. This stop was especially to see my friend Jen, her husband, Nathan, and their new baby, Amelia. I loved seeing the baby, and getting to spend a little time with Jen. On the other hand this is one little five-week old…

Driving

There is just something about a driving vacation for me that is so much more relaxing than flying. Flying, to me, is always about being on time, rushing to the airport and through security, worrying about what you’ve packed, how long this is going to take, will I make my connection, etc. Driving is just…