Back when veteran newsman Andy Rooney passed away, I posted an article about it on facebook. Several said I reminded them of him. The man had an incredibly long career as a journalist, so I’m good with the comparison.
June brings to mind weddings. In our country, June is a very popular wedding month. Although I did not marry in June, like many of you, I have observed the exchange of many wedding vows during that month.
Every now and then I like to share some thoughts--some from others and some I've contemplated my almost 79 years. Someone has said that all a man will ever really own are his own thoughts. Just as you can't roller-skate in a buffalo herd, it's hard to think worthy thoughts in one too.
My friend, Sue (Minton) Hawkins was killed in a traffic accident last Tuesday, and I have to wonder why. She was just forty-eight years of age, and her life had finally taken on the kind of direction and purpose that she had always wanted it to.
One night when I was around 7 years old, my dad came to tuck me in bed, I explained to him that I was lonely and asked if I could have a baby brother. My father just smiled and said he would talk to my mother about it; 9 months later I got my wish, a baby brother.
I see comments on Facebook about living in "this town" or getting away from "this town." I don't really understand what is so bad about "this town." My conclusion on comments of that nature are that some have made a bed, and now they don't wanna lay in it.
The randomness of occupational licensing regulations in Kentucky, especially for jobs often filled by lower-income citizens, has specific – and unfortunate – consequences.
Actor Ed Norton warned: “Fame is very corrosive and you have to guard very strictly against it.”
This image of the girl sitting in the doorway was taken in Woodbury. This was a senior session. Personally, this is one of my favorite Senior Shots. It was SO hot that day. Since, I usually recommend shooting spring/fall... It's hard to look pretty when you're melting!
Sunday night, May 20, the Billboard Music Awards began with a performance by LMFAO. Not often am I embarrassed by a music group, but this is one exception. I seriously couldn’t even look at the screen during their performance.