motorcycles · teaching

The First Class of my Teaching Year

It wasn't raining when I left the house, but that quickly changed once I arrived on the range. Then the rain started to change to snow Finally we were no longer able to see the white markings on the pavement On-call concurred on the decision to cancel the class for this weekend.  Right after we… Continue reading The First Class of my Teaching Year

Exercise · homes · Outside · walking

Weekend Wanderings – Mystery street of beautiful houses

Growing up, from my fourth grade year until graduating High School we lived in the same house.  During Junior High and Senior High Schools I would walk the 2 miles each way.  Twice a day I would pass this street, always intending to walk down the street and look at the homes along the drive. … Continue reading Weekend Wanderings – Mystery street of beautiful houses

Exercise · family · Hiking · Outside

My First Hiking Trip: crafting memories with those that I love

Some months ago, I mentioned to Son that when I retire I plan on walking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).  After a short period of time (a couple of weeks later), he asked me if I wanted to do it as a threw hike or would I like to do it in stages?  He mentioned… Continue reading My First Hiking Trip: crafting memories with those that I love

Historical Sew Monthly · knitting · workbasket

HSM January 2019 – Update #1

The Dolly Dearest knitting pattern had been translated by Franklin Habit and posted on the knitty.com site.  But what wasn't there was the type of wool and size of needles suggested by the original pattern.  I went to my book shelf and skimmed through the reprinted volumes that I had, until I found the pattern.… Continue reading HSM January 2019 – Update #1