Category Archives: Confinement

Second full day in Door County: Newport State Park, Cana Island, Ephraim, & a Fish Boil

Before I go any further, I have to mention my dear mom. When she was alive, we once took her to Door County with us. For whatever reason, she was incapable of learning its real name. To her, it was … Continue reading

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Day of a post-Confinement getaway

I would not say that Confinement is done; it is loosening up. We drove north to an old favorite of a place, Door County, north of Milwaukee. It is a wonderful place and for whatever reason, we had not been … Continue reading

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Traveling, Hemingway, Barber Shops, etc.

A four hour trip is not a bad thing. When it gets beyond four, it can be really painful, especially if the views are old and flat, like Indiana. Sorry for that, but old habits die hard and I remember, … Continue reading

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The stress of packing in the aftermath of the Pandemic

When people say busy, these days, it must be remembered that we are saying this in a framework of Pandemic and Confinement. We are no longer used to the things and ways that we dealt with life before the infamous … Continue reading

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Memories of Memorial Days past as we ponder the great who served our country

It occurred to me as I lazily sit on the patio, facing the back yard with my back to the house, that my Memorial Day is totally different from every Memorial Day I grew up with. Today, with a semi-confinement, … Continue reading

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