Category Archives: Stories of my life

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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Droning on: the final chapter… (for now)… three short videos combined into one, in which my cockiness at my flying skills come back to bite me in the butt…

I was so sure of myself. I had sent my new drone high into the sky. I had flown through tree branches. On the last day of my Christmas vacation at my mom’s house in the Bay Area, I decided … Continue reading

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I am now fully vaccinated!!!

Now, you may be wondering what that photo could possibly have to do with a vaccine, and I will get to that. But the reason I have already gotten my two doses is that I am a private security officer, … Continue reading

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Droning on… part 3…

Okay, here it is, the final part of my first drone flight, the Christmas before last, with my first drone… the cheap one… with Jason, my son-in-law helping me. Notice I am still wearing the one-piece plaid Christmas jammies I … Continue reading

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Pouring My Art Out presents: In the presence of presents… part 1…

I am ready to begin unveiling the epic saga of my Christmas presents received at that late-Christmas visit to the Bay Area. Those are a set of wood-carving chisels and a special carving hammer I got from my younger daughter … Continue reading

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Saving Christmas; part 3…

We managed to pull off our traditional Christmas dinner, after all the quarantining and testing and what not. Did I mention that I drove my mother-in-law’s RV to the Bay Area in a convoy with my wife, younger daughter and … Continue reading

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Saving democracy… part 1…

My 97-year-old mother, with Joe Biden. Because we had a late Christmas, we decided we should have a late New Years also. It was all planned by my older daughter Jessica. We did it during the inauguration. It was more … Continue reading

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