Category Archives: Personal Reflections

Overrated. My weekend in New Orleans

This weekend my wife and I took a trip to New Orleans. She has a conference for work, and we decided that a winter getaway to someplace warm was a great idea, so we extended her trip a couple of … Continue reading

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In the Garden of Beasts – a book review

In the Garden of Beasts,by Erik Larson, is a novelized history of the events taking place in Nazi Germany from June of 1933, until June of 1934. Although the book also discusses other events after June 1934, the climax of … Continue reading

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The Power of the power walk

February 6 – “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” (Henry David Thoreau). As I have been progressing on my Journey toward better health, one thing that has become a staple is walking. I love to walk. … Continue reading

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Dry Spell…

Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t been writing much lately. I have hit a dry spell. After going through all of 2014, and writing every day, I haven’t found the same inspiration in the new year. Part … Continue reading

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Snow days aren’t what they were when I was a kid

I live in Southeast Michigan, and we got hit with a substantial snow storm on Super Bowl Sunday. Officially there were 14″ of snow dumped on our region. Locally I would say that is a fairly accurate amount. It started … Continue reading

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Killing Patton – a book review

For Christmas, my wife bought me a copy of Killing Patton, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. I had heard of this series of books, and had some interest. I really enjoy learning about History, and World War II is … Continue reading

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Revise, Replace, Redouble – A look at my 2015 goals after 1 month

Today is January 31, the end of the first month of the year. Hard to believe, but the year is already about 8.5% complete. I have decided that I am going to take a monthly look at my goals, and … Continue reading

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