Author: haywired

Ephesus

Unorthodox Thinking

A few months ago, I watched a documentary on Turkey, the country, not the bird. The premise was this guy who is an American professor, who...

Queen Elizabeth

The Queen

Like many, I’ve been following the stories of Queen Elizabeth after her death last week. I’d already been a fan of “The Crown” on Netflix, and...

oops

This & That

This weekend was kind of a bust for outdoor activities, so I spent the weekend indoors resting. I had plans to go paddle boarding, but that...

The Cleverlys at the Devon

My Staycation in Decatur

It wasn’t my plan to stay in Decatur on my week-long vacation in June, but a health issue kept me grounded. There were also some family...

Road Trip

Flying Solo

Next month, I’ll be traveling alone for the first time. I was going to go this month, but some technical difficulties derailed those plans. Plus, northern...

Lake of the Woods Covered Bridge

Saturdays

This is the first Saturday in about 35 years that has felt like the Saturdays I used to know. Maybe it’s because we always went out...

Every Plate Meal Kits

Willing to Work Less for a Meal

If there is anything we universally agree with at work, it’s that we all hate the grocery shopping experience. Covid-19 and the bare shelves that followed...