Category: Holiday


“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!

My friend , and favorite singer John M Schmid, bringing joy and hope during this season. The setting was at the “Legends of Music Barn,” near Millersburg, Ohio, my home town!

Thanks, Rusty Baker, Artist, who graciously hosted this event! He has also painted murals in at least 200 cities and towns, worldwide!!

It’s December!

In fact this the second day of December, 201″Pebbles” product ornaments. My son imports these from Bangladesh for his company, Kahiniwalla. They are “cute as a button.”

For all my great Canadian friends! This is the Luscombe in which I logged most of my 440+ hours as a pilot! Nostalgia!

These guys are my sons, which makes me a Father!! 🙂

My father taught me how to plow, paint, fish, and hunt! My grandfather Ananias Beachy taught me a love for the outdoors. My grandfather, Christ S. Miller (Seed Corn Christ) taught me the love for travel and family history!

My mother taught me many things, including a lack of inhibition which helps capture photos of strangers, like this one! Thanks, Mom!!