Monthly Archives: December 2017

Let it go

  “A trap had been set to stop a monkey from stealing fruit. The monkey reached into the trap to get a piece a fruit and got stuck. All it had to do was drop the fruit and it would … Continue reading

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Fourteen Hours

She spent four weeks putting it all together, four weeks to create fourteen hours of holiday magic. Four weeks of stringing lights and decorating out of dusty crates that have been hiding in the attic for eleven months. Four weeks … Continue reading

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Taking a break, again

I have some decisions to make in the coming weeks and months, decisions about my work future, decisions about the direction of my life. I have enjoyed writing post on WordPress and sharing my thoughts, hopes and wishes on this … Continue reading

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Hasta la vista Roy  

I was watching a panel interview yesterday on MSNBC talking about the Roy Moore and Doug Jones race for Senate. One of the panelist was a journalist from Alabama. He spoke about Moore’s previous ventures into politics and then stated … Continue reading

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What does it mean?

“The reason I originally endorsed Luther Strange (and his numbers went up mightily), is that I said Roy Moore will not be able to win the General Election. I was right! Roy worked hard but the deck was stacked against … Continue reading

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What can I do?

I am the son of two people who were born and raised in the segregated south. The North Carolina small town my parents grew-up in was replicated all over the South. From South Carolina to Mississippi, blacks and whites lived … Continue reading

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And the children sang

As empty nesters my wife is hell-bent on getting the house decorated “perfectly” for the arrival of our children and their significant others over the holidays. My jobs include getting the trees, yes trees, in their stands and in the … Continue reading

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