Well, I today drove down to Providence to drop off our son for a new semester at college. I told him how great it was to have him living at home this summer. Yesterday, we went out for a one-on-one lunch. It is something I schedule a day or so each time before he leaves
With summer gradually coming upon a graceful close, and, two of our kids readying to leave the house, I am feeling a bit sentimental. Tonight, I’ve arranged a family dinner out to wish a “bon voyage” to the two about to depart. Also, Mrs. T. and I this afternoon played a few holes of golf.
We did one more overnight in Munich before flying back on Saturday. That last family dinner after a long week of cycling is something that I try to make special. So, after looking at a bunch of menus online, I decided on an Argentinian steak place called El Gaucho. It is in the “old city”
Wow. Amazing rivers. Majestic mountain peaks. Green valleys. Words cannot describe the beauty of Austria while bicycling. Fresh mountain air, the occasional whiff of barnyard animals. The scents of many trees. Depending on the angle of the sun, the colors of the mountains change. So, it is a constantly shifting panorama. Very beautiful.
We are away for a family biking trip in the Dolomites, a mountain range along the Austrian-Italian border. First stop, though, was Munich. We had a full day to explore and get used to the time change before heading over to Italy. I took a few years of German in high school, and so, I
Some time ago, I saw a TED Talk about a fascinating decades-long study that focused on this: What is correlated with mental/physical health and a fulfilling life? Recently, a post on social media spurred me to look again at it. Intrigued, I purchased a book that one of the study’s directors wrote. Known as the