Make It Happen

I was extraordinarily fortunate to have had a father that made things happen rather than talk about what he was going to do. I didn’t know there was any other way fortunately. It was not until after college that I

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A Willing Mind

Words+ is progressing towards hanging an OPEN shingle. It is extraordinary to have productive days accomplishing tasks that will benefit many again. The owner of Words+ desires to structure an employee owned company hiring individuals with significant disabilities whenever possible.

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What is Holding You Back?

Do you know someone that always talks a grand plan, but never makes progress and often their goals change as often as men in command of the remote control? One of our daughters was seeing a young man with a

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Ball and Chain

No one gives a second thought to communicating with anyone at any time in the world of smart phone technology today. This trend began over a quarter century ago; it was an ill-fitting shoe personally. Before retiring from Domino’s Pizza

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Getting the Proper Perspective

We celebrated Labor Day with a fried chicken picnic on the back porch then we did a little family target shooting. I had purchased a box of sub sonic 22 cartridges and was anxious to see their performance. If your

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Clemson Wins!

I watched my beloved Bulldogs fall to an evenly matched opponent Saturday night. As the clock began to wind down in the fourth quarter so faded my hopes for another national championship in my lifetime. In younger days this loss

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Speaking Before Thinking

Syria has been embroiled in a civil war for three years. Evidence indicates that President Assad used chemical weapons on his own people last week. Déjà vu Iraq. Over the weekend as the news began to spread Obama in a

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A Camouflage Jacket

It is a personal challenge to find the best bargains. The internet has made this obsession exponentially worse. Shopping for loved ones no price is too high, but I will not pass up a sale. Last Christmas the boys and

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Simple Pleasures

Living out in the country is a lifelong dream realized. Tromping through the woods memorizing every deer trail, fox den, turkey roost and hog wallow is an enormous tease, but severely limited by a wheelchair designed for civilized surfaces. I

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Numb to Violence

Carey and I moved Gavin into his dorm yesterday. Poor guy was a victim of bait and switch. Gavin received a mailer advertising every amenity a student could dream of and he gets his dorm assignment and it looks like

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