Monthly Archives: October 2013

“Grant” Me a Wish…

10/29-30/13 I was lucky enough to be spending some time with the Grant family in South Boston, VA.  Megan is a good friend from back in the day and holds good company with the three boys in the house; husband … Continue reading

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Meditations on Shenandoah

Shenandoah Above your fading fall splendor the ripples of a once still pool move Jagged rock painted in natural history Mint green Lichens create your tapestry Forever fleeting but always beautiful we come and go but you sustain Your ravens … Continue reading

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Shenandoah

Shenandoah 10/28/13 After leaving the Walmart parking lot in Front Royal, VA I got into Shenandoah National Park.  The fall colors were clinging, but peak had definitely passed.  Many trees at the highest elevations had lost leaves, the rest were … Continue reading

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Running to/from DC

10/27/13 Running to/from DC I was done going through Gettysburg and it was early enough on a Sunday that I felt like I could drive into the city, park, and spend some time at the National Mall.  Since we lived … Continue reading

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Four Score…

10/26-27/13 I left Pittsburgh early in the morning when George went off to work.  I thought I would get an early jump on the day.  Well, it was too early.  I planned on going to Fallingwater, the Frank Lloyd Wright … Continue reading

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“Dinner?” AND a “Show?”

10/25/13 I was off to continue my trip regardless of this windshield fiasco…Serenity Now, SERENITY NOW! I saw a few of the “famous” Mail Pouch barns on the way… “Treat yourself to the best.” Hit some sh”city” Pittsburgh traffic on … Continue reading

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October = Shouldtober Part Deux!: Serenity Now

10/25/13 I was told they should call me, but no call. I called to track the windshield and they told me it was in Buffalo and it should be in Bradford by Thursday.  They said they should call me for … Continue reading

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TIme to Move On

To everything there is a season. The last couple days of being in Western New York allowed me to remember the change from beautiful fall to cold, wet, snowy days.  That’s right snow.  Not much, but it was still white.  … Continue reading

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Autumn Revival!

10/22/13 Even more Autumn in New York While I was waiting for the windshield fiasco to unfold I decided to take a little trip.  Michelle was back in California and I needed that sense of explorers freedom back to get … Continue reading

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October=Shouldtober

It happened again.  I made plans.  When Michelle left I thought it would be a good idea to get the windshield fixed so I wouldn’t have to wait somewhere random.  I made my claim with insurance and when the glass … Continue reading

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