Thursday Thoughts – September 7, 2023 Edition

Pete and I want to spend the month of May in the Dayton area next year. Praying it will be able to happen… The USAF museum, he Hamvention, my friend Cathy, who I’ve wanted to spend time with for a long time – very dear sister in Christ. It isn’t too awfully far from Gwen, …
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VIDEO: Vlog #2158 – August 21, 2023 – Anniversary Celebration #1

This year we are celebrating our anniversary by taking some day trips and doing some fun things until the actual date (the 31st). This was the first one, a day trip into the thumb area of Michigan.

GUEST POST from Don: Giving Up Your Seat…

GIVING UP YOUR SEAT… There have been a rash of stories about trains, planes, buses and other public conveyances where one passenger asks another to give up his/her seat…or conversely, where a passenger who has paid for a particular seat is forced to tell an interloper to move. There are many parts to this drama.  First, …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 14

(Note from Sherry: Apparently there is no Day 13 report for some reason. Just how things go sometimes!) Monday 3rd October 2022 Well, this is the day that Betty and myself have been looking forward to since we booked this vacation: a trip into Edinburgh. Edinburgh is a beautiful city full of wonder, excitement, and …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 7

Monday 25th September 2022 Last night we finished off our visit to South Wales with another nice meal in the Red Kite Restaurant. This time we settled for the traditional Sunday Roast Dinner. Jumping Jehoshaphat! It was huge and had the biggest Yorkshire Pudding I had even seen on it. Betty’s eyes were on stalks. …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 6

Sunday 24th September 2022 Had a very nice dinner in the Red Kite last night. They really are good and the staff is excellent too. Makes all the difference. We wandered north a little towards Raglan and Abergavenny in Monmouthshire. All places I had been to before. Abergavenny was really busy with sort of fanfare …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 5

Saturday 23rd September 2022 Had a pretty good night. It was a little noisy about 10pm with people coming and going into and from the Red Kite restaurant nearby. But it soon calmed down and we were off to sleep. This morning, Saturday, we had tea and biscuits in the room as there was nothing …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 4

Friday 22nd September 2022 Left Newport about 10am and headed along the M4 Motorway for Swansea. My Dad was born in Swansea many moons ago, and we have or had relatives there too but are not in touch now. We are heading for the Gower Peninsula and the Mumbles – famous local seaside places for …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 3

Thursday 21st September 2022 After a good night’s rest in the Ramada Inn south of Bristol, we decided to head up into South Wales for a few days, and headed to Caerphilly just north of Cardiff the capital of Wales. We had stayed there before mainly because my sister and her husband lived there and …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 2

Wednesday 20th September 2022. OK then, here we are at Leigh Delamere Services just west of Swindon on the M4 in UK. Last night’s room was in Travelodge a UK chain. It was OK, no worries, clean and tidy etc. First stop this morning was to the food services across the road for some breakfast …
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