Today is a “Sea Day”, meaning no port o’ call stops today. We are on Day 6 of our seven-day cruise to Mexico on Holland America’s ms Westerdam. The trip has been amazing, incredible, experiential – pick an adjective. More compelling though, the journey has been inspirational. Each day, I’ve often gazed at the ocean’s … Continue reading Oceans Deep
The memories cascade quickly, bringing snapshots crisply into focus; flooding the conscience mind with amazing details of people and places and activities of so long ago. How old was I then in the remembered days of Spruce Grove? Ten? And what was I in the days of Inglewood? I think in Grade One, maybe younger. … Continue reading The Sounds and Colours of Home
I'm being watched. 24/7 surveillance that leaves me looking over my shoulder from time to time. It's unsettling. There's no one in my room here at the Best Western Plus in Holland, Michigan. But he's out there. Right outside my window. Hanging on to the railing, just waiting...watching. Big Br'er Bear. Y'all might look closely … Continue reading King Trumps Bear
I got to thinking about Mom today. Seems natural, this being Mother’s Day and all. Hard to believe Mom’s been gone 15 years already. As I said, I got to thinking about what a special lady she was in her quiet, humble way. Got to thinking about my visits with her when she lived at … Continue reading Mom
The Bos Lady and I enjoyed a week of fun and sun on the beautiful coast of California.
Well, the latest phase of kitchen renovations at Chez Bos is now complete. Gone is the tired, old Formica countertop, adios to the old sinks and faucet, good riddance to the ugly back-splash (although the little mural above the cooktop had a certain quirky charm). And HELLO! to our new quartz counter, bright new back-splash, and … Continue reading Kitchen renos — check!
(A recent Facebook post about mispronounced words that are pet peeves for some people garnered some interest. And the cited words stuck in my head...until I purged them here!) My Minnesota Vikings have been a pleasant surprise, going in to this weekend with a solid 8-3 record – good enough to sit in first place in the … Continue reading Easy for you to say