Mom’s in the Hospital

I received the sad and disturbing news this week that my beloved 85 year old mother, Beverly (or Beve, as she prefers) is quite sick in the hospital back in Wisconsin. I am deeply grateful to my siblings for taking turns being with her and for the doctors who are...
Back in Johannesburg Again!

Back in Johannesburg Again!

After a long, arduous flight (25 hours!) I am once again in the beautiful country of South Africa.  I am staying in Johannesburg with my dear friend and fellow Warrior Brother, Rurik McKaiser and his wonderful wife, Vera and their new 7 month old son, Alexander (or...
Settling In!

Settling In!

Well, we made it!  We’re here in Vista at our new home.  The trip went really well and we enjoyed the drive, the parks and our visit with our good friend, Les Sinclair.  On May 9th, our stuff arrived in a moving van and we had just 3 days to unpack and settle in...
Moving Cross-Country!

Moving Cross-Country!

Today, I am beginning an adventure: I’m driving cross-country to San Diego from Milwaukee to my new home.  I am filled with excitement at the prospect of moving to the beautiful weather of southern California, as well as daunted to be moving to a new state, city...