Day 2 of the Trauma 10 Years Ago

It was a Friday night, around eight o'clock, when Dave flipped his 4-wheeler. We had not even been at the camp site more than a couple of hours when it happened. We were meeting friends from the close west coast, but they were not coming until the next day. Their young adult sons, however, had … Continue reading Day 2 of the Trauma 10 Years Ago

The Trauma 10 Years Ago

On this very day ten years ago - February 22, 2008, at this same time - 8 p.m., I took this picture.   I was following Dave, who had flipped his ATV. The ambulance took him to the nearest hospital - Lake Placid, I think, and they said they simply could not handle such a … Continue reading The Trauma 10 Years Ago

Reel Big Fish at the Fair

I think it is funny, how I had never heard of Reel Big Fish¬†before exactly one month ago. On that day, December 26, 2016, we - me, Amanda and David - were driving the three hours from Ft. Myers to West Palm ¬†when David asked if we wanted to listen to a CD he had. … Continue reading Reel Big Fish at the Fair

Amanda’s Visit at Christmas – Part 2

In Part 1 of Amanda's Visit at Christmas 2016, I left-off on Christmas day in Ft. Myers, and in case you missed it, this has become my favorite part of Christmas - when we sing Happy Birthday to Jesus at Dave's cousin's house. She goes all-out, birthday cake and all. I love it, even though … Continue reading Amanda’s Visit at Christmas – Part 2

Amanda’s Visit at Christmas 2016

Three hours north and then a half hour west in the middle of nowhere, was about all I knew of the road trip I was taking to go get Amanda from the Sanford Airport. Although not in the middle of nowhere, much of the two-lane road ran right through the St. John's River. And right … Continue reading Amanda’s Visit at Christmas 2016