Getting Rid of Stuff

Getting Rid of Stuff

As I sat in the office last night pondering the ‘transition’, my mind wandered back to all the other ‘moves’ I’ve undertaken over my lifetime. Packing is easy. Downsizing takes a little more thought. THIS, is downright lunacy. We’re not downsizing to fit into a...
Cloudless Morning on Cemetery Ridge

Cloudless Morning on Cemetery Ridge

We promised each other that we’d try something new as often as we can. It took 29 phone calls to Gettysburg area bed and breakfasts before we got a hit. Not many answered the phone, and many who did laughed in response to: “Do you have any rooms for tonight?” Finally...
A Beautiful Weekend in October

A Beautiful Weekend in October

After 29 phone calls, it’s no longer a spontaneous getaway. After 29 phone calls, it becomes an imperative strategic operation. “Hi, do you have any rooms available for tonight?” James looked over at me and murmured under his breath, “This one is laughing, too.”...
The Order of Our Relationship

The Order of Our Relationship

“It’s after two; what would you like for lunch?”, James asked. “How about breakfast?” We’d spent the morning brainstorming and rewarding good plot ideas for our historical novel with kiss breaks, but music is not the food of love....