As winter recedes and the weather improves, I thought I was done with puzzles until cold and snowy comes again. Then one of my regular readers broke a leg, is immobilized for a few weeks, and in need of entertainment. So here’s another jigsaw (complete with people she knows well!) for her entertainment and yours, […]
Another online puzzle for a cold winter night. This dragon was a highlight from a beautiful evening walk through Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s Asian Lantern Festival in 2018.
A wonderful evening at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Wild Winter Lights, another puzzle for a bit of winter evening entertainment. Enjoy! 160WildWinterLights 2020 Keep Riding Local, Dreaming Global, helping your neighbors (at a proper distance, of course), and rolling safe- and wear a mask! Hope to see you on the road on the other side!-mike
Throughout this pandemic I’ve been transforming some of my more interesting photos into jigsaw puzzles on JigsawPlanet.com. I starting doing this to provide a bit of easy escape for myself, my mom, and anyone else who happens to enjoy digital puzzles. For whatever reason though, it never occurred to me to share them here! Making […]
A few photos of the light and beauty at the 2020 Asian Lantern Fest, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
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!
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world, forcing everyone to adapt to new normals. As we slowly emerge from our “shelter in place” orders, folks are still shying away from public gathering. Places dependent on public support must find new ways to fund their missions. In one example, zoos still need to house, feed, and […]
View this post on Instagram The gorgeous Circle of Wildlife carousel, and a warm stop on a chilly day at #ClevelandMetroparksZoo. #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Dec 15, 2018 at 10:31am PST
View this post on Instagram All the way to #Asheville so PrettyWife can enjoy the farmpark! 😀 #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Aug 27, 2018 at 6:47am PDT