David J. Green-Memories of a Visit

David J. Green passed away on August 15, 2019. My wife, three of my grandchildren, and I visited with David while we were in southern Texas. We were there as part of our RV excursion. I had the pleasure of spending most of one day alone with him. During our …

RV Excursion with KOA Stops

Our RV, recreational vehicle, vacation to Texas ended Friday, 2 August. Two weeks away from home brought a tumultuous welcome from our two Labrador mixes. Objectives This trip was the third we have taken in the thirty-two foot class C. Three of our seven grandchildren joined us on our adventure. …

US Women’s Soccer Team and More

I spent over twenty-five years in the United States Navy. It was with disgust and disappointment that I watched some women dubbed “US Women’s Soccer Team” disrespect the country’s anthem and flag. The worst image during the post-game celebration was a player intentionally dropping the flag to the ground. But …

Vacation to South Texas in July

Vacation to high temperatures Who takes a vacation to South Texas in July? We hesitate to say it is my wife and I. And we brought two grandchildren with us. It was in the high 80’s when we left Maryland in our RV. We saw the temperature gradually rise as …

RVing and Northern Padre Island

RVing and Northern Padre Island I told of RVing to Corpus Christi, Texas in our new RV in the last post. We have had four full days visiting with relatives. Read about today when we took our three grandchildren and three of their cousins to Northern Padre Island. Secretly there …

Excuses for not writing

No excuse not to write. Every writer who has written a blog or book on writing invariably notes that a writer knows he or she is a writer by their burning need to write. Anything else is unacceptable. But there are valid excuses for not writing. Today is the first …

Writing doldrums and Vacation.

The writing doldrums are upon me.  When I sit to work on my project, Kiliane’s Rage, I end up checking email and my social media accounts. I haven’t looked at my project in two weeks. The other day, I learned I am not the only one who experiences this problem. …