Aruba Vacation

We just returned from an outstanding five-day family vacation to Aruba. As usual, Missy did a great job arranging a first-class winter vacation for the four of us. She was able to use our Delta frequent flyer miles to get

Comparison of Religions

I don’t recall where I found this chart… but it is a nice summary comparison. Theravada Buddhism Hinduism Traditional Judaism The Gospel Meaning of birth We are reborn from a previous life until we reach nirvana (extinction of all desire

Top Ten Battle Scenes

From the listuniverse, a nice compendium of the top 10 battle scenes in movies with the links to YouTube…. Naturally, “Gladiator”, “Braveheart”, and “Saving Private Ryan” made it into the top 10.

Negro and Jew: American Gangster

Saturday night, we went to the Greene to see the new movie, American Gangster.  This was a 2.5 hour movie, starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, that essentially combined the story lines from earlier movies, Serpico and The Godfather. I discovered

Len Gets His Drivers License

After much ado about nothing, Leonard drove his Toyota to the drivers exam station and took his test… He is now a licensed automobile driver in the State of Ohio. I snapped a picture of him taking the maneuverability test

Power Vacation in Cancun

We just returned from a 4-day vacation in Cancun (actually the Mayan Riviera an hour south of the city).  We went with our friends, Mike and Kelly Belcher, and we all enjoyed snorkeling near Cozumel and visiting the archaeological ruins

The Catalog of Memories

Here is a good one from John Tavardian… Last weekend I put an exhaust fan in the ceiling for my wife’s grandfather.  While my wife’s brother and I were fitting the fan in between the joists, we found something under