Beautiful and Peaceful Evening

Calming and serene, isn’t it?  Mother Nature can provide solace, pleasure for the eyes, and peace to the soul.  After a month of traveling and surgery and tourists, this unexpected view tonight brought peace and yet, motivation.  What is most amazing is that looking out on the marsh shows life is ever-changing, like a child’s…

Wednesdays

I began to work many years ago and my job involved interactions and sometimes very stressful conversations and lengthy discussions with people, employees, government officials, and unhappy folks.  At that point in my life, I pretty much gave up idle chatter.   Therein lies one of the challenges of retirement — there are no colleagues…

Voting

Here is the view from my voting machine.     In the process of being only one of about five folks voting, all easily over 65 and two in a wheelchair, I began to think about why I vote or feel like I should vote.  Where are the other 85% of the registered voters who are…

Dad

Today is a day to remember fathers.  Not all are created equal and some did not choose to be fathers or stick around to finish the process.  Many have and will continue to be nurturing, supportive, and loving dads. My dad was not a perfect man.  He was a good man.  Born in 1911, he…

Ocean City Airshow

Ocean City Maryland has an airshow that is held on 16th Street at the Boardwalk.  One of the nicest parts of living here in June is the fly-by of the jets and the B-25’s as the planes turn back across the Assawoman Bay to make another pass along the ocean beach.  The Blue Angels are…