United

“By the end of 2011 the world will have reached 7 billion people. The United Nations Population Fund is leading an innovative global campaign to bring awareness to the opportunities and challenges that this milestone presents. But 7 Billion people means 7 Billion...

Bike the Drive

This past weekend, Tina and I took a trip to Chicago to visit friends (Tim & Pat McClelland) and to ride the Bike the Drive.  On Sunday, Chicago closed the Lake Shore Drive for 4 hours and somewhere between 18,000 and 20,000 cyclists rode a 30 mile loop...

Picture of the day email subscription

Several years ago, I started sending a daily picture to a few friends and family members.  It is not always daily, but whenever I am fortunate to capture an image I feel like sharing. Yesterday, the picture was sent to over 170 different email addresses.  Sometimes,...

Connecting with old friends – Part 2.

Well, the weekend has come and gone and it was even better than I expected.  14 of us gathered for the weekend including Mom & Dad, sister Mary with son & daughter Warren and Nora visiting from KC.  We also reconnected with old friends Tim and Pat McClelland...

Connecting with old friends

This is going to be an awesome weekend.  I recently re-connected with an old college-era roommate on Facebook and we are getting together for a beer this weekend.  He has to drive 450 miles from Chicago, but that’s just a minor point.  We are attending a large...

There is no place like home

Tina and I are finally home. In the course of the last week, we experienced 85 degree temps in Orlando and 45 degree night temps in Indiana. Thursday, we drove a long 600+ mile day, itching to sleep in our home bed after 6 weeks in the camper. Traveling north, we...