Two Roads Diverged on the Way to Cleveland, and I…

I took the one... with no tolls. Google Maps is my favorite app on my phone; it amazes me every time I use it. One of the features I like is the ability in the settings to select "Avoid tolls". Now sometimes, it's worth paying the toll. For example, from our house to Ocean City, … Continue reading Two Roads Diverged on the Way to Cleveland, and I…

Things That Make Life Worth Living

As I was cuttingĀ up our weekly purchase of a dozen bagels so that we could freeze them, I realized how much I loved having a bagel slicer (or as Amazon calls it, a bagel guillotine). We've only had it for about a year, but now I can't remember how we were able to live without … Continue reading Things That Make Life Worth Living

Driving, B.G.

A few years ago, while we were getting ready to drive to New York City for the day, one of my sons asked me how we used to know how to get places before Google Maps. The question caught me by surprise, since I had never really given it much thought, and so I really … Continue reading Driving, B.G.

My Blogging Queue

Once again, I owe a debt of gratitude to a fellow #writeandrun31 member, this time, EJ Runyon. In a brief exchange of comments with EJ, I noted how impressed I was with her ability to write 50,000 words in one month. And not just once, but many times. I told her that I struggle to … Continue reading My Blogging Queue