Category Archives: Road Trip

Life and Stuff

This week is the first time I’ve had time off from work in six months. I needed a road trip – badly.  Getting out of town in the dead of winter on limited funds left me with few options.  So … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Seem That Long Ago

The countdown has begun.  In nine days I will become an Official Middle-Aged Head.  The Big 5-0.  Half a century.  The beginning of the rest of my life –that sounds SO much like a Hallmark greeting card.  You get the … Continue reading

Posted in Big 5-Oh, Birthday, Boston, Christmas, Driving, Friends, Life, Lists, Me, New York City, Reflections, Road Trip, Thoughts, Travel | 2 Comments

Bits and Pieces (Once Again)

I want to begin by giving props to a dear friend of mine.  Judy Pancoast and I have known each other since the early 80’s.  We have worked in radio together.  Our children have grown up together.  She and I … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Europe, expatriate, Experiences, Friends, Inspiration, Jetta, Judy Pancoast, Life, Me, Music, November, Possibilities, Ramblings, Random Thoughts, Reflections, Road Trip, The House on Christmas Street, The Mazda, Thoughts, Travel, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Middle-Age Head Goes Abroad

Hello…..I’m a Middle-Age Head and I am a college flunk-out.  Twice. Yes, gentle reader, I managed to flunk out of college twice. I’m not proud of that fact, but it’s a part of my life.  The first time I became … Continue reading

Posted in Afar, Choices, Cosmic Dope Slap, Discovery, Europe, Experiences, Germany, Goals, Inspiration, Life, London, Me, Moving Forward, Musings, Reflections, Road Trip, Scotland, Single, Thoughts, Travel, Uncategorized, Vacation, Wanderlust | 2 Comments

More Bits and Pieces

Not much worth commenting about, so I’ll throw out some of the bits clogging up my Middle-Aged Head: – Reason #37 why it sucks to be single:  when you have a stiff neck or sore shoulder, there is no one … Continue reading

Posted in Barrack Obama, Books, Europe, Friends, Germany, Life, Me, News, Pete Hamill, Reflections, Road Trip, Single, The Ex-, Thoughts, Travel, Watching | Leave a comment

Checking It Twice

In my previous post, I mentioned I was beginning to compile a “bucket list”.  I never saw the movie with Morgan Freeman and Jacks Nicholson, but the idea of the list had appeal.  For me, the list is tied into … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, Beer, Bucket List, Choices, Experiences, Games, Golf, Hong Kong, Life, Lists, Me, Musings, My Son, Possibilities, Road Trip, Scotland, Sports, The Masters, Thoughts, Travel, Uncategorized, Wanderlust | 3 Comments

A Dash of This, A Smidge of That

 ‘Real strength never impairs beauty or harmony, but it often bestows it, and in everything imposingly beautiful, strength has much to do with the magic.’             — Herman Melville Not bad for a guy with a thing about whales. One of … Continue reading

Posted in Choices, Cosmic Dope Slap, Golf, Healing, Life, Me, Musings, My Love, Passion, Possibilities, Reflections, Road Trip, Rock and Roll, Single, Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm, Thoughts | 2 Comments