Category: Life Stories

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 […]

“Da Bruiser”

My son Billy and his pals recently hooked up for one of the WrestleMania events. They’ve been doing that since they were kids, and they still enjoy watching the slapstick hilarity whenever they get the chance. And Billy’s now passing the tradition down to my grandson John. John will be the fifth generation of my […]

“Big” Mac

  Based on feedback from my readers, the earlier story of Mac on this blog site has been very popular. I was fortunate enough to make the acquaintance of not one, but two Macs during my time in the service. And although they were two distinctly different personalities, they were both memorable characters. This is […]