Category: Life Stories

Runaway Train

  Our digs For a couple of years back in the day, I shared an apartment with my friend Don Booth. Don, was the brother of my best friend Jim Booth. Ours, the 2nd floor apartment of an old two flat, was owned by Jim and Don’s parents, and located at the corner of 63rd […]

Saint Vince

  The legend lives on     There’s an old Green Bay Packer story and it goes like this: A man dies, goes to heaven and upon arrival has his interview with St. Peter. “What do you like to do?” St. Pete inquires. The new arrival thinks about it. “Well, I’m a huge football fan […]

FarmersOnly.com

                                 Get You One!   As our society has become polarized these past several years it’s not surprising that match making services have also stratified, putting together peoples of a like mind set. Many of these match making services advertise on national television and the internet, having […]

Future Articles…

Many readers have submitted suggestions regarding future blog articles. One suggestion several have made is my recommended readings on the Vietnam War. Another is a compilation of my favorite photographs from the war. And still others have requested a compilation of my favorite fishing trips.   At some point in the future I will post […]

What Could Go Wrong Here??

  We are the authors of our own disasters. ~Latin proverb   Over the years, mankind has been victimized by various disasters and unfortunate incidents, many of which have been self-inflicted. Some of these are rather humorous, while others, unfortunately, are not.  We’ll look at a few of each.     An Air Disaster Waiting […]

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 […]

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 […]