A Philadelphia Suburb

Technically, we’re in New Jersey. And, I suppose, technically we’re in a suburb of Camden. But, unless you’re from somewhere near here, you may not have heard of Camden before (not the same Camden as Camden Yards). Philadelphia dominates the area. For being just 15 minutes from Philly, the town of Laurel Springs is surprisingly […]

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Instant Perspective

You know how you’ll be doing something, maybe urgent or mundane, and you’ll see, hear or smell something that takes you back to another place in your life? It seems inevitably those moments cascade into a jarring realization of where you are right now and the distance between the two. I had such a moment […]

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Working on a Work Routine

That’s Dixie. One of our charges this sit. She works all night just in time to nap all day. It’s a hard life, just ask her. She has an important lesson for us all if she can muster herself to bother to explain it. Nope, there she goes out the door. Daria and I have […]

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Déjà vu all over again

We’re packing up a storm. I assume others have their packing rituals and habits. Daria’s and my ritual is founded on the principal that I should stay out of the way if I know what’s good for me. In a couple days, I’ll pick up the truck and we’ll load her (the truck) up. We […]

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The Atlanta Quickie and Back in Stamford

And here we are at the end of the journey to Atlanta via Raleigh and Harpers Ferry and then back again to Stamford. My car delivered safely, but with a bit of road grime and no chance to give it some TLC. Just a couple days in Atlanta already had us back in Atlanta-traffic mode. […]

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