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!
On this Father's Day 2020, I thought I might share a reflection about my Dad. A couple of weeks before my Dad passed away in August of 2005, I had the opportunity to sit with him in his hospital room and talk, one-on-one. We talked about his health, about family, and about faith. He … Continue reading The Most Successful Man I Ever Knew
The end is near! The apocalypse is upon us! Another pandemic? No. More civil unrest? No. A giant meteor approaching earth? No. The AJC (Atlanta Journal and Constitution newspaper) announced on June 11th that “P.C.” is no more. Unfortunately, they are not referring to the term “Politically Correct.” They reported that the Varsity, Atlanta’s iconic … Continue reading The Varsity P.C. Blues
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?
In a year known for its unexpected events, there is one certainty, 2020 will be a year remembered primarily as the Year of the Pandemic when life became more about surviving than living. How much longer this lasts remains to be seen. We yearn to return to normal. Or, as one Facebook post shouted: “2020 … Continue reading Adorning the Dark