Graduating from Basic

Graduating from Basic

Here is another of my dad’s Navy stories from a book that we are writing based on his 20-year Naval career. This book is a work in progress. I d...

October 27th, 2017 |  


More Tillman County wit

More Tillman County wit

Tillman County, Oklahoma is my birthplace and the place where I learned much of the ethic that I have lived by for most of my life. I would characteri...

October 19th, 2017 |  


His will, not yours

His will, not yours

A long time ago, when I was in school at OSU, I obtained my pilot’s license through the university. I also became an OSU Flying Aggie. For those...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Last moments in Nuremberg

Last moments in Nuremberg

When Maggie and I arrived back in Nuremberg we were exhausted but it was my last night and we had no other choice but to spend it wisely. Maggie’...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Girls allowed to join Boy Scouts, but why?

Girls allowed to join Boy Scouts, but why?

It’s been all over news stations that “embracing historic change, the Boy Scouts of America announced plans to admit girls into the Cub Sc...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Let us pray

Let us pray

As I sit down to write this, I am also in prayer for our nation. What took place in Las Vegas was a terrible tragedy. It affected so many. There are j...

October 11th, 2017 |  


What is the 500 Club?

What is the 500 Club?

Just a few minutes ago I posted something on Facebook on behalf of the Frederick Memorial Nursing Home. The contents of that I’ll get to in just...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Tillman County wit

Tillman County wit

Someone once asked an old man from Tillman County if he had lived here all his life. With a twinkle in his eye (seen often in Tillman County), the old...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Exploring Prague

Exploring Prague

You may be as surprised as I was to learn that Nuremberg is actually quite close to Prague. Just a three hour bus ride and Maggie and I were together ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Volunteering for Vietnam

Volunteering for Vietnam

It’s been a busy week, and I haven’t had time to sit down and write a column. Here is another of my dad’s Navy stories from a book t...

October 10th, 2017 |