Rumor Has It…………..

Years ago while in Air Force basic training at Amarillo Air Force base in Amarillo, Texas one of the classroom subjects we were tasked with mastering was titled “Rumors and Propaganda”. The instructors infused us with a sense of conspiracy; identifying the many different forces tasked with converting recruits fresh out of basic training into […]

Veterans Day

As we approach Veteran’s Day, 2017, I am in remembrance of events from Veteran’s Days past. As a Vietnam War Veteran, author and public speaker, I have been honored to address many different groups on and around Veteran’s Day each year. This year on Veteran’s Day I will be signing books at the Veteran’s Art […]

Ma & Pa Kettle

Whenever autumn arrives my thoughts turn to pheasant hunting; one of my favorite activities throughout the years. My best friend Jim and I hunted and fished together for many years, until he passed away unexpectedly two years ago. Over the years we had many fine adventures in the woods and water. We started hunting in […]

Maybe we’re First!

The other night on cable I watched a science documentary (Wrestling wasn’t on yet) which discussed the possibility of there being other intelligent life forms in our universe. (I’ll try not to go overboard on the intelligent life form humor) One segment of the show involved a husband and wife team, both scientists, who have […]

Smelt Fishing in Old Kenosha

I’ve gotten some very nice emails and notes regarding my perch fishing story in “Our Wisconsin” magazine. The story, which is also on my blog, recalls those “good old” days on Lake Michigan when we used to catch buckets of yellow perch throughout the spring and summer. Those days, unfortunately, are long gone as Alewives, […]

Guest Writer – Dick Evenson (Leadership)

Today’s guest writer is Dick Evenson. Dick, a friend of mine for many years, founded and manages TWS Consulting; a highly successful marketing company. Dick is semi-retired and lives in Northern Illinois with his wife Georgia. Dick and Georgia enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren. Dick has shared his thoughts on Leadership. Thanks […]

The Flying Rowboat

<a href=”https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/18453459/?claim=jwkkq7wwczu”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a>   Some of my friends and relatives (my wife being one) have commented at one time or another, that everything happens to me. While I disagree with that in whole, I will admit that I have had my share of mishaps and misadventures over time. As recently as just […]