The Evolution of Attire as One Ages, From Diapers to Sweatpants Man…and Beyond

Something happened the other day that caused me to think about the evolution of attire as one ages. Please be patient, as I’ll get to that momentarily. As a newborn, I came out of the shoot bare-assed like everybody else. Read More …

Beautiful or Functional, What Works Best?

We all have to make choices in life, which often raises the question of what is better, beautiful or functional. My wife and I have been together for 50 years, and to a fault she prefers beautiful things while I Read More …

An Unexpected Side Effect of COVID

This past year, we experienced an unexpected side effect of Covid. I’m not talking about growing a tail as the result of one of the vaccines, or some strange side effect of the virus itself like coughing up your liver. Read More …

Spokane, WA and Bozeman, MT, The Littlest Jessop’s Favorite Stops

 Bozeman MT Littlest Jessop. After The Dalles, Dad and I headed to Washington – Spokane to be exact. There is a big cat rescue camp in Spokane, Washington that is one of my favorite attractions I’ve ever visited. Basically, they Read More …

Come Meet the Family, PI Jason Longfellow, Chelsea, and Kids (PLEASURIA AND MURDER BY ROAD TRIP)

I’d like to introduce you to the family, the main characters in our comedy murder mystery series, currently including PLEASURIA: TAKE AS DIRECTED and MURDER BY ROAD TRIP. They are PI Jason Longfellow, Chelsea, his wife, and their three daughters, Read More …

Hi, I’m Willow the Cat

Today, we’re going to take a break from our ongoing trip blog to introduce you all to Willow the Cat, the newest member of the Jessop family. Jackie and I talked about it, and we thought this furry new family Read More …

EL PASO Jackie Version

El Paso Texas was our next stop after Abilene; Texas was one of the only states that got two stops purely because of its size. Abilene had been an overnight; El Paso was a destination. That meant, we spent two Read More …

Bozeman Montana, Great Fossils, Not-So-Great Day

The trip back east on the northern route also included a stop in BOZEMAN MONTANA. When I think of this part of the trip, I am happy for Jackie. I was also happy for me, and then sad. Allow me Read More …

Let’s All Go to the Drive-In Movies

Ah, the drive-in movies. It appears that in this brave new world of Covid-19, self-isolation and social distancing, the drive-in movie is coming back. Apparently many Walmart stores have plans to convert their parking lots into drive-in theaters, so families Read More …