Tags » Looking Back » Page 2

Can Marketing Ever Be Too Good?

Over the past weekend, I took my family to an event. It is an annual event. I was highly promoted on Facebook. It sounded fabulous, fun and interesting. 467 more words

Joseph's Flashback: Joseph stayed at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott!

In the Fall of 1987, a Marriott hotel first opened up its doors along the Parkway West near Pittsburgh International Airport in Findlay Township.  The hotel is located at the corner of Aten Road and Montour Run Road.  337 more words

Joseph Pratt's Interests

What's All the Hoopla?

In November 2017 I wrote about trying to work more exercise into my routine. At the time, I was enamored with the jump rope, which was fine and fun, until I realized I had to stop drinking anything after 2 pm, and I don’t mean just alcohol. 886 more words



Don’t quit on me
I won’t quit on you.
Go ahead, walk away
my word holds true
You may not understand
that, just how you feel… … 228 more words

One day

A great monument of our time
pictured vague in historical texts
an obligation as a child in school
who called the third world home
a land far away from the others… 61 more words


Looking Back

Nick looked at his brothers, unable to believe that they had been together for 26 years today. It seemed like just a short time had passed, but here he was a married 39-year-old, with a newly three-year-old son, celebrating 26 years together with his brothers.   1,140 more words


Shifting Forward

Last week I was visiting our good friends, the Barnetts, in Aiken, South Carolina. They have become part of the family and are the inspiration for enjoying life as octogenarians. 557 more words