Reading Signs Along the Road

When Tom and I are out and about we are always on the lookout for amusing, confusing, or interesting signs.  We find signs along the road, in parking lots, and in campgrounds.  Tom especially looks out for “stick figure warning man.”  We find him in all kinds of desperate situations!  Part of the fun of …

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Busy Bees Invade Ohio

When Tom and I are back in Ohio, we are always busy bees, buzzing around trying to get everything done.  This last visit we were only in Ohio for three weeks and it seemed like we buzzed around even faster than usual. Because of Tom’s broken finger, we visited a hand specialist in Columbus who …

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Giordanos Pizza in Columbus

Giordanos Pizza recently opened a restaurant in Columbus.  Tom loves Giordanos.  He had it for the first time the summer he studied at the University of Chicago, back in 1979.  Ever since then, whenever we are close to Chicago, he wants a deep-dish stuffed pizza.  Fortunately (maybe) we no longer have to drive all the …

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Helping Karen Get Her Move On

Karen Graham is one of our favorite people.  Tom and I have known Karen since we were all in school together at Vanderbilt.  Even though she and I were both in seminary, Tom met her first.  She worked in the Science Library and he would often talk to her when he went there.  We all …

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Cinco de Mayo Family Celebration

When we are in Ohio it is always a challenge to get the extended family together.  Right now I have one nephew in Spain and another one in the last few weeks of his Junior year of college.  In my brother’s family, the two older kids work most Saturdays.  John and Jackie are always overbooked.  …

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