Category: Holiday


Notice in the background the Holmes County Courthouse in Millersburg, Ohio shining in the morning sun. The Courthouse Clock Tower etc, has been in the renovation process for awhile.

Happy Easter

A Tazi Brothers Chapel in Mymensingh, Bangladesh

A Holmes County, Ohio sunrise!

Hope you are all feeling loved today! May those who have lost a companion, have close friends to comfort them during this holiday. This is the 55th Valentine’s Day that my wife and I have celebrated, the first three times were while we were courting!!

In looking for an appropriate, I decided to choose this one from 4 years ago, when our son was home, and we had a meal similar to one I had yesterday at noon. I surely wish a Happy New Year to all my friends, whether fellow bloggers, or friends and family, across the world! With our German heritage, Mashed Potatoes, Sauerkraut, and Sausage (oops-hot dog substitute) are a must. This year it was cheese-impregnated venison, hotdogs a gift from one of my taxi customers.

Santa (Jim) has been visiting this family for a long time. Santa brought gifts to the Mother of this home when she was a little girl! Like Santa said, “That was a long time ago.” He said he can’t afford to visit all the children of the children of the first family he visited, but he visits at least this family and one other one, because he kind of took a liking to them. The same has happened to me. Maybe biased, since the children say I am their favorite taxi driver!

“There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.”
– Abraham Lincoln

I was busy taxiing most of the day, and never got a chance to put my photos onto my computer and post! Hope it was a day of thanksgiving for you all!

As we start this new year, I decided to post a photo from 10 years ago! The photo includes my grandsons on the Chowrasta (mall) riding horses off on the loop where they will see the Kanchenjunga, followed by their Uncle, our son, Dustin. They likely didn’t know what was ahead of them, as we don’t know what all will be ahead of us in 2020.

Kanchenjunga

Darjeeling, India has been an enjoyable vacation spot for us.

Thanks to all who are following my blog. Not sure what 2020 will hold. Likely more of the same as before! I would love feedback, on what kind of posts you enjoy, etc. For me, it is like a journal of our lives, but also a place, where I can showcase some photos. Around 12 years ago, I posted at least one photo daily, for many years, but that hasn’t always happened recently. Looking forward to hearing from some of you. I had thought of posting what I thought were my 12 best photos of 2019, but I had trouble making that decision! If things go as planned, we will be visiting two countries, we have not visited previously.

Tasty Dhal

A nice tasty dish we enjoyed on Christmas Eve Day. It was prepared by our daughter-in-law, who is an expert at preparing Bengali cuisine!!

A Bangladeshi Feast

A Bangladeshi feast on Christmas Eve Day— Pilau, Elk Nehari, Chicken Korai, Dhal, Bhaji and Laccha Shemai. (Elk is not a traditional Bangladeshi meat. This meal was prepared by our son, and his wife! It was delicious, as always!

Background photo taken in Michigan, Center insert photo in San Antonio, and the small insert taken in Malta! Merry Christmas to all my Blog followers, and visitors!! Hope it is a festive joyous occasion for you all. If not I pray, you will be surrounded by friends and/or family who can show you comfort, and compassion, with whatever you are going through!