Back to school safety and upcoming events

Back to school safety and upcoming events

School will begin in a week or a few days for many in the area. I’m not sure if it is school or the wonderful reprieve from the heat that Mother...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Buckle Up!

Buckle Up!

Y’all ever had the opportunity to come face to face with a big ol’ grizzly bear? Yep, lions and tigers and bears. Let’s talk about p...

July 31st, 2017 |  


Do I look German to you?

Do I look German to you?

Just when I thought my Italian was picking up speed—I had actually had an entire conversation at a bus stop with a delightful elderly man using ...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Walking down Campfire Hill

Walking down Campfire Hill

In honor of the WWII Airborne Demonstration Team’s Summer Jump School and Open Hangar Day, I thought I would use this week’s column for an...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Is there any hope?

Is there any hope?

St. Paul from Romans 5:1-8 – New International Version of the Bible“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace w...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Knowin’ the Future?

Knowin’ the Future?

Folks are always wanting to know what the future is going to be like. Every year psychics rake in millions of dollars because people want to know, and...

July 21st, 2017 |  


A quiet house isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

A quiet house isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

It’s been a quiet week at my house. At first, it was great. No fighting, nothing getting broken — okay, I did break a knife trying to cut ...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Venice is sticky and stinky

Venice is sticky and stinky

It’s interesting what different people find attractive as far as tourism destinations go. What one person finds remarkable, another might merely...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Marriage gives opportunity to grow

Marriage gives opportunity to grow

Last week I had the privilege of officiating at a beautiful wedding for Kevin & Kelsey (Wray) Segler in Napa Valley, California. The wedding was h...

July 18th, 2017 |  


You’re never too old to learn something new

You’re never too old to learn something new

When I was eight, I took piano lessons just long enough to have one recital. Unfortunately, my piano teacher moved and I never found another one. On a...

July 13th, 2017 |