Rhodes Trip 2022 – Halfway(ish)

We’re about halfway through our month long trip. It is amazing how fast the time has flown by. We did some fairly big mileage days just to get from Oregon to New Hampshire but we did manage to sneak in a few of the sights along the way. Not long into driving on day 2…

Mom

When I saw a phone call from Paul last night at what would have been 9pm east coast time I had that sinking feeling that it wasn’t good news. Sometimes it really sucks to be right. My mom had passed away. It didn’t really come as a shock because of a text from Steve the…

COVID-19 Wk 15: RIP Grammy Dot

It is with a heavy heart that I write of the passing of Mia’s grandmother Grammy Dot. She was 103 years old and to me epitomized the feisty French Canadian women that Manchester and Nashua are known for. She loved her Boston Bruins and a good card game of scat (31). She took no prisoners…

Rhodes HQ – The Original

I refer to Mia and my home here in Oregon as Rhodes HQ.  I’ve even tagged it in Facebook and use it as my “location” when posting things from home.  The original Rhodes HQ, hell the center of the Rhodes Universe, is in Bow, NH.  Today Paul sent me the listing that it is for…

Finding a Routine Again

Much more important things have kept me from writing something down for a couple weeks. After Mia and I got back Paulina Lake things were normal for about 24 hours.  Then I was scrambling to get back to NH as quickly as possible.  My father passed away on July 7th, 2016.  It wasn’t a complete…