Meandering Passage Blog
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Grumpy Old Man
Beyond the walls publication.

Published since January 2006

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Forest floor give away

The last couple of weeks on my morning walks I’ve noticed clear signs of fall, not in the trees but on the forest floor. Viewing the trees/forest from any distance and you can’t discern much change but the leaves falling from certain trees giveaway the season quickly approaching.

A few more photos of Segovia Castle interior

There are moments when it seems all the photographic stars are aligned and in a storm of productivity one good photo opportunity after the another presents itself before your camera.

Keeping focused

So these days when I’m feeling tumbled about by life’s daily trials and opportunities, I try to remember to hold my place on the starting line and be focused on the goals ahead.

And why are we here?

But jobs end and we’re preparing to move into the next act of our lives — Life 2.5. Our current location no longer fits into that. Perhaps only a mindset, but…

Sunset thoughts as the sun rises

What if you were given a mostly clean slate, a start over, a chance to redefine how and where you want to live the rest of your life — within financial/resource limits of course?

It’s the light…or the shadows

It’s the light at the end of this corridor which makes this image, but it would have little impact if not for the shadows preceding it.

Spain – Summary and thoughts on travel in general

Reading can be great preparation for travel but it can’t take its place. Reading about the world and not directly experiencing it can be like going to a great restaurant, ordering their most popular dish and then watching someone else eat it for you.

Spain – Day 10: Return home

Shortly after take-off we discovered our seats were among a large group, on our side of the aircraft, which were electronically disconnected from the aircraft — no lights, no audio, no call button…zero, nothing and there were no overhead controls. It was significant enough the aircrew radio ahead to Charlotte, NC, aircraft maintenance…

Spain – Days 7, 8 & 9: Ambasmestas to Sergovia to Madrid

After our single night stay in Ambasmestas we began our drive to our next destination, Sergovia, Spain. This leg of our journey took us through an agricultural area of Spain, with large fields of grain and herds of sheep. Among the nearly flat fields were rocky mounds and atop one of these, near Mota del Marques…

Some things about WordPress

I’ve been using the Wordpress as the Content Management System (CMS) for this blog since 2006 and have been pleased with it. However, during that extended “relationship” there were a few bumps in the road, a few things I’ve learned…