The Long Goodbye

The flames of hope have been reduced to a flicker. Thank you to everybody that reached out to me in the past week.  Blogger nation really is an extended family if you have been doing this long enough.  Camp Skipah has had to temporarily relocate to the land of bourbon, horse racing, and…

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Cancer Doesn’t Care

Sad times in the Skipahsphere! I’m supposed to be telling you about the awesome time we had at Entertrainment Junction in Cincinnati, Ohio this past weekend.  Inserted would be a bunch of pictures of me donning my favorite engineering hat and going “Chug-A-Lugga Choo-Choo” like an extra in a Thomas the Train cartoon. …

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Cautiously Walking in a Winter Wonderland

I guess the heroin epidemic is bad enough now my local weather app is urging me to make sure I’m tested for Hepatitis C.  Welcome to the Ohio Valley:  Unpredictable weather let me introduce you to the needle and the spoon! It’s finally here, the Midwest meets the latest and greatest in…

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