Category Archives: Stories of my life

This week in my life… fone fotos… part 3…

I grew actual potatoes! The dirt I make in my mulch bin is the best dirt ever. My home for wayward succulents is thriving.

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What a long, strange trip it’s been… part 3… (or); Well, I’m-a standin’ on the corner in Winslow, Arizona… weird holes in the desert… funny cookies… lonely snowmen… wild asses… fun with cacti… and a dinosaur is not happy about the gas prices…. and stuff…

No, really, that is me a few days ago, and I was indeed standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona, after getting some gas. See, I took a different route back to San Diego from New Mexico. And I got … Continue reading

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What a long, strange trip it’s being… part 9… (or); The perfect amount of snow, the perfect amount of horses… part 1…

That is a happy man. It is also a happy horse. And that is some sparkly snow. Me, my daughter Mollie, and her boyfriend Ben, enjoying a trail ride in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The day before we went riding, it … Continue reading

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What a long, strange trip it’s being… part 7… (or); This is why we are in New Mexico…

Our younger daughter Mollie started nursing college at the University of New Mexico. They have a great nursing college there. Also, Mollie’s boyfriend Ben lives in New Mexico, near the college. Coincidence? I think not! Mollie is going to be … Continue reading

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What a long, strange trip it’s being… part 1… (or); Well, I’ve been through the desert in a car with no name…

I am on a little road trip/adventure, which is why I have been too busy to post. I am seeing parts of America. I left San Diego, California to head to New Mexico… where I am posting this… to celebrate … Continue reading

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When your kid is starting nursing school right after Christmas… a holiday follow-up spectacular…

A fake arm to practice nursing stuff on. Rubber wounds to practice sewing up. A stethoscope with her name engraved on it. A blood pressure cuff. It was a good Christmas. Even though we didn’t do it in the Bay … Continue reading

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There has been a lot going on in my life lately… the final chapter… let’s review…

I met some cute dogs. My kid graduated college, and is, as we speak, moving in with her boyfriend in New Mexico, to attend nursing school. She has style. I confused her by taking pictures while she was posing for … Continue reading

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There has been a lot going on in my life lately… part 5… beaches and flowers and stuff…

So yeah, my 97-year-old mom came down to San Diego after our daughter’s graduation. She stayed at the Catamaran Hotel, which is where I took a lot of the flower and fish and bird pictures in this series of posts. … Continue reading

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There has been a lot going on in my life lately… part 4… a really old building… by American standards…

I know that by European standards, this is not a really old building. But it was before America became a country. So, this is a part of all the craziness surrounding our youngest daughter’s graduation from college. Most of the … Continue reading

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There has been a lot going on in my life lately… part 1…

We got our younger daughter Mollie through college, and ready to start nursing school soon. I met this little guy. I have seen a lot of animals… I love the water reflections in the bottom left of that photo. So … Continue reading

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