Paulie …

My brother-in-law, Paul Scarlata, has been gone now for 14 years.  It's hard to imagine that much time has passed.  Although he never had children of his own, he was always doing things with kids, making them laugh and playing like the big kid he really was. He was greatly loved by all of the …

Danger!

In the spirit of joining, I've decided to follow The Daily Post's photo challenge.  The topic of this week's challenge is Danger!  Most of my "Danger" situations in recent years revolve around my severe fear of heights. Mount Evans, 14,130 ft --- and driving with no guardrails!  HOLY CRAP! On Trail Ridge Road, coming back …

Friendship

So many times in my life I've had friends ("friends") that professed to love me.  I always took them at their word, thinking that if they said it, then they meant it. Ummm, no, that ends up to rarely be the case. Being (almost) 55, I tend to take these utterances with a very liberal …

I run …

Saturday, April 22, 2017, Earth Day, was cold, rainy, windy, miserable .... and the day of The Color Run.  This was my 4th time participating, the 3rd time with my co-worker Gail.  Also participating was Gail's husband Don and 4 of their grandchildren.  Gail and I had decided, days before, that we would be walking, …

We remember …. 9/11

Today we stop and remember the horror of the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and a solitary Pennsylvania field.  Not since the Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor, which ushered in the US involvement in WWII, has the country been so rallied together, so pro-USA.  So united in tragedy. I had just walked my daughters to their …