Monthly Archives: March 2015


In March 2004 my son and daughter-in-law presented my wife and I with a beautiful granddaughter named Meredith.  This was about two and a half months before my sixty-first birthday. Although there was no intention to do so, her name … Continue reading

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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR: A ROAD TRIP TO REMEMBER For many years I had been trying to plan a road trip to Newfoundland but had been unable to coordinate with anyone willing and able to make the journey with me. My … Continue reading

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  In 2007 our son and his family were living in Taiwan and I had the opportunity to visit this tropical island nation and travel fairly extensively, including a tour arranged with a private tour operator.  Following is an account of … Continue reading

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