Tundra

What do you say about something that you’ve spent 13 years depending on? Amy and I decided in 2009 to move on from leasing and purchase cars.  All we had was Daisy and the Double Cab seemed large, but Amy thought we should get the bigger one ‘just in...

Luray Caverns

It’s Fun to Take a Detour Charlie and I were in Virginia visiting family and going to St. George’s Camp, a camp that her and her cousins, me and my brothers, and even my parents went to. Always a fun experience to be up on the Mountain again. I don’t...
Eagle Lake Flood

Eagle Lake Flood

After the Spring rain, our Lake is usually high, and over the summer it evaporates down.  The Summer of 2018 was different.  The water just kept rising and rising.  The house next door, which we had recently purchased to rent out, quickly had water in the basement. ...

History Day Website

For school this year, Charlie had to do a project for History Day.  It’s a yearly contest that students research and then submit a project to a national contest.  Winners are picked at the State level, and then move on to the National level. This years theme was...

SHO

Back in 1989 Ford decided to create a high performance sedan out of the Taurus.  They threw a Mazda manual transmission and a Yamaha DOHC V6 and called it the SHO (Super High Output).  My Dad has always been into cars, and he scoped this one out for several years.  In...

COVID Skiing

  In the midst of a pandemic, if presented an opportunity to safely do something that makes you feel normal, then you go for it. Friends had planned a quick trip out to Colorado to get some early season runs in, and Charlie and I match up well with their ski...