This is a place for my thoughts, rants, opinions. I’m retired, single, have debts, obligations, responsibilities. I have time, enuf resources, and ingenuity to survive.  I take pictures, ride a bike, travel, and read. Born in Maine, spent part of my childhood in a small New England town, then went across the country as part of my father’s search for happiness. Grew up in Southern California in the 60’s and survived.  Now to find my own happy place.  Now as I enter my retirement I’m looking for family, the family I did not really know, especially on my mother’s side.