Reelin’ in the Years — 2014 in Pictures

I made a New Year’s Resolution to blog more often. I took a little break because sharing all the details of our lives made me feel a bit self absorbed, like writing a Christmas newsletter every few weeks. People say they like blog posts and Christmas newsletters, but do they really? I suppose I’ll find out. Here is a…

All That We Can’t Leave Behind

I recently saw a blog post about our town of Stuart, Florida from Globetrotting Mommy and I think she got it just about right. However, speaking as a fairly recent “local” there are a few more things that I’ll really miss about my little town. The Black Marlin, a nice, quiet little restaurant/bar where the bartenders remember…

Let it Rock — The Empty Rocker

So the big guy was going to retire a couple of years ago. He’d been at the Bank of the Free World for most of his life and we had already bought a house in Florida. After putting it off for a couple of years it was finally going to happen. In March he went…