Mid-summer in the MidWest. Hot, humid days, warm summer rains and fresh produce from the garden. It reminds me of the summer when I was a kid when my mom first gave me my own row in her garden and a special pack of seeds. My mom was a master gardener. Each year she planted… Continue reading A Penny Seed Packet Yields Life Lessons
Instant Ancestors and Fake History
It did bring to light a dilemma for me. My kids weren’t around for the first few years of our marriage or when I was dating my wife. I mean, who is going to fact check the details if I embellish our personal history?
For some reason when you talk about your injuries it prompts others to chime in with the gory details about their epic injuries.
GTO, OPEC, MPG and First Love
As a teenager I fell in love with an acronym called GTO, but that was wrecked by another acronym called OPEC. That in turn led me to a new love called MPG that changed my life.
Teaching Respect with the “Board of Education”
Sometimes I think of my second grade teacher and what she would have to say about society today. I wonder if she would use more than words on some people to instill a little respect for one another.
When Wishes Come True
Today’s watches have nothing over the cool watch I had in grade school. That lunar watch was at the top of my Christmas list underlined and circled.