Meals on Wheels and the Two Bills

                                         A Welcome Service   For about five years I delivered meals to senior citizens and disabled people as part of the “Meals on Wheels” program in our town of Kenosha, Wisconsin. The program, administered by Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services, is an excellent service that provides hot meals to home […]

Memories with Ann

  “Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.” – Robert Louis Stevenson                                                   ***     During the two weeks Ann was hospitalized before she passed, she wasn’t always able to communicate, but during those times that she was, we reconnected to some […]

Contributing Factors to the War in Vietnam

  The French “tricolor” flew over Vietnam for many years   When the French colonized Vietnam in the eighteen hundreds, they created discord that would trouble the small nation into the nineteen hundreds and beyond. This discord created divisiveness in several interrelated areas, or factors. Those being: *Economic *Religious *Social *Ethnic *Nationalism *Political And all […]


  What we learn with pleasure, we never forget. ∼Alfred Mercier                                                ***     I somehow managed to snag two higher education degrees in my day, one in engineering and the other in business, and with them I made my living. Having those two disciplines served me well throughout my career; not bad for […]