A Gift of Time

When one’s parents have reached the point of having all they really need or want, gift-giving becomes… challenging. But one thing money can’t buy, shopping can’t provide, and no search can find, is time. Not time of the “extra days of life” variety, but the “time enjoyed together” type. So PrettyWife and I decided our gift-giving is going to be unique days spent with the ‘rents and any of our kids who can join us. So far, We’ve been blown away by how great the experiences have been!

Morning with my Grandparents- world travelers since USNavy, WWII, source of my wanderlust and wonder and the seed for RideLocalDreamGlobal

View this post on Instagram Morning with my Grandparents- world travelers since USNavy, WWII, source of my wanderlust and wonder, and the seed for #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on May 16, 2018 at 10:18am PDT

DaringDaughter, world traveler- Rides local, traveling global, off to New Zealand/ Australia from OSU!

View this post on Instagram DaringDaughter, world traveler- Rides local, traveling global, off to New Zealand/ Australia from OSU! Proud (and jealous!) dad, still #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on May 12, 2018 at 7:09am PDT

The Holden Arboretum

Created in 1931 as a memorial to the passing of Albert Fairchild Holden’s child, Elizabeth, Holden Arboretum in Kirtland Ohio, covering more than 3,600 acres in Lake and Geauga counties, is one of the largest arboretums in the US. When Mr. Holden passed away, a trust for the development of the arboretum was left to […]