Memory Monday, Week 116

August 2000 — That big smile on my mom’s face is because she was about to board Amtrak’s California Zephyr and travel to Iowa for a visit with her long-lost brother and his family. Like me, she loves riding the train, and she had something really special to look forward to at the other end of the track! I was […]

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Memory Monday, Week 115

I’ve posted plenty of images from our various trips to the coast (sometimes more than once), but here’s one trip I seem to have overlooked. It dates back to 1993, in the period not long after we had lost our first pitbull, Phoebe. I suspect one reason for this particular trip was to try to console ourselves, not to mention […]

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Remembering Steve

My heart is heavy right now because a very good friend of ours passed away on May 8, 2020. Steve was one of the Big Guy’s schoolmates, and I first got to know him back in 1986. Since then I’ve gone on many, many fishing trips with the two of them, including outings to the Sonoma coast and one memorable […]

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