The process of shopping for the items that we need is much different now than it was a few decades ago. When I was a child, our purchases were made at an actual store. The closest thing we had to shopping online was ordering from a catalog. Stores like Sears and JC Penny would send out huge …
A few weeks ago, I observed my 66th birthday. I should say that I joyfully celebrated the day, because each day of life is a gift. But instead, I found myself looking back and wondering how all of those years could have passed by so fast.
I have lost count of the number of, appliances, computers, cell phones and other pieces of equipment that I have had to lay aside, dispose of or replace for lack of repair parts. It seems I have a knack for purchasing equipment that becomes outdated minutes after I purchase it.
My family and I had been planning a special camping trip for several weeks. The day finally arrived, and our camper was loaded up, hitched up and parked in front of our house, waiting for us to hit the road.
After being confined to the house by COVID-19 for several weeks, my wife was more than ready to be somewhere else, anywhere else, as long as she could still be safe.