July 2009, I was one month removed from graduating from Mid-Continent University. Barack Obama was President, North Carolina defeated Michigan State 89-72 several months earlier to win the NCAA Championship, The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Orlando Magic in 5 games to win the NBA Championship
Our recent drought continues to cause problems. Locally and in the mid-west, pastures and crops are not producing normally. This situation has caused farmers to feed hay earlier than normal or to sell livestock.
Often when little girls play dress-up, or dolls or "house," they affect a different accent . . . a foreign, or maybe New York brogue . . . which of course is also about as foreign as you can get. Or sometimes they give themselves names more glamorous or different-sounding than their own.
My phone rang last Tuesday morning at 2:30 a.m. When I glanced to see who it was, I was surprised to see that it was one of the social workers I know, who works with foster parents. In my sleepy fog, I thought to myself, why is she calling us? We are a closed home.
There’s a tee shirt I’ve got to have. It reads: I Have CDO It’s Like OCD But The Letters Are In Order. That pretty well sums up my attitude on a whole host of topics, and none more so than the subject of closing doors behind me (physical doors, not metaphorical ones). Like many things in my
It's been a few weeks since I've taken the time to sit down and write my article. I have always said that we make time for what we want to make time for...so for those of you that's asked me where I've been, here is a little bit of that answer.
New Laws on the Books Beginning July 12th
Friday June 29, I went to Nashville for my sister’s wedding at Riverwood Mansion. It was 109 degrees at the time of the wedding-not exactly comfortable weather, especially since I was one of the guys in a tux!
Extended family vacations are memory makers. Recently, 15 of us (representing four generations, ages 4 to 81) spent some time in a house in Florida. Previously, we had not been away together for more than a long weekend. Our vacation was memorable.