July 22, 2018: An ‘Inactive’ Kind of Day

Usually Sundays are spent admiring the scenery in the area. After church, Andy and I take some time to explore, viewing the beautiful farmland and wildlife Hunterdon County has on display. Today is a slow, ‘relax at home’ day though. Sometimes you just need afternoons like that. We don’t have lots of cash to spendContinue reading “July 22, 2018: An ‘Inactive’ Kind of Day”

July 15, 2018: Thankful

Sunday mornings are usually a time for rest, having one more free day until the stress of the work week begins again. For me, some Sunday mornings bring worry, due to me overthinking issues in my life. I really need to stop doing that! This morning brings some promise, since my left hand still feelsContinue reading “July 15, 2018: Thankful”

July 8, 2018: Traveling to Princeton

Andy and I went on a nice drive to Princeton this afternoon. What started as a ride around local farm roads turned into an adventure down unknown roadways. A half hour later we saw a sign saying ‘Welcome to Princeton’! We were both pleasantly surprised. So we spent a couple hours in the downtown area.Continue reading “July 8, 2018: Traveling to Princeton”

July 1, 2018: Planning Through Humidity

It was an immensely hot day, yet Andy and I made the most of our time. After church and brunch we went to visit a reception venue in Annandale. It was a very lovely space. The venue was part of a golf course. I normally don’t picture myself getting married at such a location, butContinue reading “July 1, 2018: Planning Through Humidity”

June 24, 2018: My Thoughts on ‘After Alice’

‘After Alice’ by Gregory Maguire tells an alternate story of ‘Alice in Wonderland’. The story focuses on Ada, a friend Alice briefly mentions during the popular tale of her adventures down the rabbit hole. In the beginning of the story, Ada is walking to Alice’s house when she encounters a mysterious creature. She follows it,Continue reading “June 24, 2018: My Thoughts on ‘After Alice’”

June 17, 2018: Fathers Day and Long Walks

Now that Andy and I returned from Wildwood, we spent some time with Andy’s family for a Fathers Day lunch. We went to Nik’s Wunderbar, off Route 22. The menu layout was different, so I couldn’t order the meal I usually get whenever I visit there. The crowd was energetic though, since the World CupContinue reading “June 17, 2018: Fathers Day and Long Walks”

June 10, 2018: Calling Family

I finally spoke to my grandfather today. It took me three days to speak with him. Every time I tried calling my family, he was either out or just unable to talk. I was relieved to finally speak to him for a couple minutes. He’s not doing very well. My grandfather sounded so worn down.Continue reading “June 10, 2018: Calling Family”

June 3, 2018: Family Visit

Today Andy and I made the trip to Paterson this afternoon. It was a much needed visit, since it’s been a few weeks since I last saw my grandparents and my mother’s gravesite. It’s always a moving experience whenever I visit my mother. It’s been 9 years, and it still feels deeply meaningful to visitContinue reading “June 3, 2018: Family Visit”

May 27, 2018: Relaxation With Friends, and Dates

This afternoon I went to Jersey Girl Brewery with Andy and a couple other friends. It was a great spot to relax and enjoy a flight for a couple hours. I really admired the selection of apparel the brewery contains. Earlier today we received an email from a deacon assigned at our church, reaching outContinue reading “May 27, 2018: Relaxation With Friends, and Dates”

May 20, 2018: Sunday Thoughts

I’m currently reading the story ‘Our Kind of Cruelty’, by Araminta Hall. It’s labeled as a psychological thriller. I’m only 30 pages in, but I can already get the impression that the main character has a sinister aura. Quite entertaining. I’m slowly beginning to move around with my left foot. I’ve been heating and icingContinue reading “May 20, 2018: Sunday Thoughts”