A few days ago, we had a couple of boxes fall over in our new room we added as an extra bedroom and as a storage area. Not sure exactly why the boxes fell, other than the bottom box side collapsed for whatever reason.
As children, most of our actions during our development will come from what we see, hear and observe from those around us.
It has taken me a long time to accept the idea that I am growing older and have limitations.
I remember hearing people say that if the sun was out while it was raining that it was an omen of bad luck.
The direction our world is heading in can be confusing and troubling to many of us.
For many years, I played city league softball. I was an avid player, in that I played a lot of games, every chance I had to be exact.
There are some crazy things taking place in our world these days.
Over the past several months my wife Bev and I have been doing renovations which required us to store some of our belongings in a spare room we recently built.
There are far too many homes consisting of one-parent families around these days. Too many of our children are living in homes without both parents.
With all the violent crime now constantly in the news I was reminded of a couple of instances where things could have gone sideways pretty easily.
We are continuously being bombarded with commercials when we turn on our radios and television sets.
Raising children during this time can be tough.
There are so many kinds of “baits,” as one of my friends so aptly puts it, sometimes it can be hard to decide what to fish with.
Success takes work and determination.
Last week, when I was leaving to attend a luncheon with some friends, I got delayed because of a wreck. I could see the collision as I pulled out onto the main highway, a hundred or so yards down the road.
When we leave home each weekday heading for work, we must check our gas meter before we pull off. Surprisingly, the gas we thought would be left in our tanks has disappeared.
I think that it is strange that you don’t hear people whistling anymore.
Life has been stressful for many of us the last couple of years.
Over that last couple of years, there has been a noticeable number of people who have been publicly called out for their comments.
In order to succeed in life, education is one of the major factors we need.
Over the years I have written many columns about people I have known who passed away. That list has now grown into the hundreds and, sadly, is still growing.
We need to be careful what we wish for.
I believe yellow flies are put here to give us a taste of what the netherworld must be like.
More than ever, we need leaders we can feel comfortable about and trust.
Over the next few weeks, I will become a great-grandfather. It seems so odd to me that I’ve reached the age in which that could be possible.