Archive for May, 2016

Nick’s Graduation

Last night eighteen years flashed before my eyes.  My oldest son, Nick, graduated from High School with 1,146 other classmates.  Exactly one year ago my daughter Connie graduated. Where did the time go?  In a few days I’ll be driving Nick down to Florida so he can take yacht training courses in Fort Lauderdale.  He read more…


Moving to Italy: A Fortunate Setback

Our scheduled move to Italy this July has been pushed back a few months.  My trip to the Italian Consulate in Detroit did not go as planned.  Despite all of the required paperwork, forms and money the Consulate rejected my visa application.  Apparently my rental agreement did not meet their standards. My four-and-a-half-hour drive seemed read more…


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