A Day in the LIfe


Stupidity Knows No Boundaries

Stupidity Knows No Boundaries


Posted By on Apr 15, 2015

  As I sit here watching the evening news, I’m reminded of a time in my life when I found out first hand that prejudice and “race hating” was not something exclusive to one group of people. I grew up in a very small town in the middle of Indiana, it was 1977 and race relations were, well, a lot different than they are today. In the little town I was from, there was but one African American family. Perhaps I was just...

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Educated Idiot

Educated Idiot


Posted By on Nov 16, 2014

As I’ve gotten older I’ve given a great deal of thought as to how my father was perceived as a “Man”, not as the “Father” as I saw him. Unquestionably, he was and remains the biggest influence on my life. Sure, I’ve gained insight as to the kind of man he was by talking to older family members and some of his friends who survived him. I guess the things that stuck out the most to me was that...

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Lead by Example

Lead by Example


Posted By on Sep 30, 2014

I love watching my Grandchildren in their extracurricular activities. Football, Basketball, Softball. And of the many plays and musicals my Grand Daughter is involved with each year. I myself was very involved with sports throughout my school years.  Like Grandpa, my Grandson was starting his organized football career at an early age. A while back ago, I found myself at one of his football games and what I witnessed I felt compelled...

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COMMON GROUND

COMMON GROUND


Posted By on Jul 31, 2014

I live in a bubble. At least that’s what my grown children tell me. “Things come easy for you!” They exclaim. Admittedly, it’s hard to argue with them considering the oceans of shit that I have managed to navigate myself through and still smell surprisingly rosy! Lol. Yet, should I attribute this to luck, hard work, or a combination of them both? I have a wonderful family and many trustworthy friends who would...

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Impressions

Impressions


Posted By on May 15, 2014

We go through life meeting people. Sometimes we only know them for a few moments, yet we feel as if we know exactly what type of person they are, and what they are capable of doing. We all do it. Judge first, ask questions later. No one is immune. As a matter of fact, I’m pretty sure that’s one of the reasons why our judicial system is so bogged down. We do our best to make sure potential jurors don’t have any...

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Disappointment

Disappointment


Posted By on May 8, 2014

Activities in my life recently have me reflecting on the earlier days of my youth. You know, it’s funny how so many experiences we have in our lives that not only seem eerily the same, but if we think about them, they are downright Deja Vu’. Yes, the names and dates have been changed to protect the innocent. Sorry Dragnet, Lol. But if we reflect long enough and look deep enough inside ourselves, we might just find that all...

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