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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

Dates: January 18-19, 2020 After Uncle Jake’s memorial service and fellowship at the Mountain View United Methodist Church in Cottonwood, a group of relatives went to lunch. Sally’s sister Betty had a large contingent of grown kids attend the service and lunch: two sons and a daughter along with various of her in-laws. It was …

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Visit Dates: October 10-11, 2019 We woke up early because we had one of our longer drives – over 7 hours – to get from Savannah, Georgia to Bryson City, North Carolina with a stop in Charleston to drop Starr off at the airport for her trip home. Poor Starr, she had a long wait …

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Visiting the kids and grandkids in Riverside, Illinois. After the kids went to bed there was still enough light to go trackside for half an hour. I was met by two roads that I hadn’t captured before.

Dates of Visit: December 19 – 29, 2018 Our two grand sons live near Chicago; they are at the prime Christmas ages so we knew where we would be on Christmas morning. We arrived in the afternoon of Wednesday December 19 and had a beautiful dinner with our son, daughter-in-law, Jurgen, and Cornelius. Both of …

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Visit Dates: November 2-4, 2018 I’m not sure how this blog post will look; I’m using the new WordPress editor. So please bear with me. I grew up in Southern California where you go to the “beach” for a day or weekend. For the past many, many years I’ve lived in Oregon where you go …

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