Help and hope for your nerves

Help and hope for your nerves

A friend sat outside the school one day after recess, breathing hard, trembling, and the fear in his eyes was disconcerting.The other kids, his classm...

February 12th, 2019 |  


She really does pay attention

She really does pay attention

Last week I wrote about just a few of my favorite television shows down through the ages — those shows which seemed to brand a place in my being...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Do ‘Dwarf’ trees really stay small?

Do ‘Dwarf’ trees really stay small?

The American Heritage College Dictionary defines “Dwarf” as “an atypically small animal or plant”. “Dwarf” Japanes...

February 11th, 2019 |  



Go for your dreams

Go for your dreams

I recently read a book written by Richard Branson. He is the man behind the ‘Virgin’ brand and an adventurous person. He wrote “Idea...

February 4th, 2019 |  


‘Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let it Snow!’

‘Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let it Snow!’

Some people may think I’m a little crazy, but I like snow! As long as I can remember, I have very fond memories of snow. It seems like, when we ...

January 31st, 2019 |  


Turn snow drifts into sand castles

Turn snow drifts into sand castles

Maybe it was shoveling the snow again Saturday morning, after having to move the giant drifts last weekend.Perhaps it was dealing with school delays o...

January 30th, 2019 |  


Joy in a 2,495-game losing streak

Joy in a 2,495-game losing streak

Born to lose.What do a goose and a meadowlark have in common? More than you think — if you are a Harlem Globetrotter fan.Reece “Goose̶...

January 29th, 2019 |  


We felt like we knew them

We felt like we knew them

For as long as I can remember, I have had a small lamp hooked over top of the headboard of my bed. It is a treasured reading companion — a compa...

January 23rd, 2019 |  


Get busy paying attention

Get busy paying attention

I have been looking for inspiration for another article here recently. I like my articles or stories to have meaning, and for that to happen I feel th...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Treasures in the trash

Treasures in the trash

I guess you could call me a hoarder, at least when it comes to memorabilia and clothes. I don’t feel like the label fits, but my wife keeps tell...

January 15th, 2019 |