Category Archives: Thoughts

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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The reason for the season

I ate a $46.00 New York Strip steak last night, well I ate half of it and brought the other half home. My wife and I were invited to a small company holiday party at a well-known restaurant. The ambiance, as … Continue reading

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God’s favors

“God works in mysterious, inefficient, and breathtakingly cruel ways.” – Penn Jillette  I ran into a lady Saturday night at a party that I had heard had just changed jobs after working for the same company for almost 20 years. She was … Continue reading

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Tell them Gomer says hey

Andy, Aunt Bee, Barney, Opie, Floyd, Goober, and Gomer. Do you know these people? I will give you a hint, they live in Mayberry just down the road from Mt. Pilot. Did that help? Gomer Pyle (Jim Nabors) died today. … Continue reading

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An open letter to……..

In a couple of months I will celebrate two years of “blogging”. To date I have written 732 post which have generated over 40,000 views. I write about what is on my mind at that moment and lately those moments … Continue reading

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Nothing lasts

I was talking to my Mom over Thanksgiving getting her thoughts on the mini-family reunion we had just attended. It had been years since I had seen some of these folks and I wanted to get her take on how … Continue reading

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What it was, was football rivalry edition

  “They elected one man apiece, and them two men come out in the middle of that cow pasture and shook hands like they hadn’t seen one another in a long time. Then a convict came over to where they … Continue reading

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