Wire and Steel

The Christmas holiday has always been a complicated bag of mixed feelings. It's a juggernaut of expectation, emotion, and expense. I feel bombarded by commercials and holiday specials and buried in over-the-top nostalgia that causes general anxiety even when everything goes as planned. I'm sure I'm not alone, holidays are hard for lots of people, …

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Restoration Hangar

You hear people say it again and again. “I never visit local attractions unless I have company from out of town I need to entertain.” I know people who have never visited out local zoo, art museum, theaters, parks and historical sites. We’ve done our fair share in checking Ohio's offerings, but this particular summer …

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Between Times

The motorhome exterior has been de-bugged and waxed, and is presently shrouded in its winter wrapper. It's a treacherous job that involves climbing on the roof, which Ben also keeps waxed. His pal Jay comes over to help, which allays my fears somewhat; at least if he falls when I'm not around, there will be …

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