Shaken Up!

Today’s blog post is not my own.  It belongs to a friend of mine, Mark Closson, who is a pilot with a leading airline.  He’s also frustrated with the current state of affairs that we Americans find ourselves.  He recently shared his perspective with a few friends in the Reflection below titled, “Shaken Up!”  After … Continue reading Shaken Up!

Retirement 103 – Can A Marriage Survive the Retirement Years?

It was 1999, and my wife (Tootie) and I were looking forward to retirement.  At 48, all five of our children had left home.  Though our golden years were still over a decade away, our nest was empty, and we relished the next season of “our time.”  For some couples, the empty nest season may … Continue reading Retirement 103 – Can A Marriage Survive the Retirement Years?

Supper’s Ready

The power of words to change hearts is something I will never fully understand.  Appreciate?  Yes.  Understand?  No. A certain survey asked Americans what they longed to hear someone say to them.  Three answers stood out.  The first one is no surprise.  “I love you.”  The second one you might have guessed.  “I forgive you.”  … Continue reading Supper’s Ready