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We Were There

Forty years ago today, my wife and I had my father drive us to the Memphis airport.  I was in uniform.  My orders were to report to Gerszewski Barracks, Knielingen (a suburb of Karlsruhe), West Germany.  330 more words

Wednesdays With Wimsey

Beware of Old Preachers

I was in a very active youth group at church when I was in high school.  After four of us graduated high school, our church youth group decided to go on a retreat to Montreat, NC.  567 more words

Wednesdays With Wimsey

Optimism is Lost

I was reading Letters of C. S. Lewis this morning.  The letters have been written by C. S. Lewis, but the editing was done by W. 1,281 more words

A Journey Of Faith

What illiterate wrote this?

Over my forty years of working in an industrial setting, I have often been asked to write documents, books, etc.  Early in my career, I had one boss that thought I was the most illiterate man on the face of the earth.  1,101 more words


The 36 hour Workday

Okay, I have the attention of you management types out there.  Any slave driver would love to have a 36 hour workday for his workforce, but this was actually simply a flight home after one of the nastiest work experiences that I’ve ever had. 1,439 more words

Wednesdays With Wimsey

A Photo of Granddad

When my boys were growing up, we had them experience new and different things, especially when they were in elementary school.  We thought we would expose them to a lot, and then they could make their choices later in life.  1,159 more words


Repost: For My Son's Birthday - Reflections on Losing a Womb, and a Co-Parent, to Cancer

Once again this year, I am celebrating two lives on the back-to-back dates of July 17 & July 18. On this special numerological date of 7-17-17, I wish to acknowledge the passing of my son’s father three years ago today from lung cancer, and also my son’s 33rd birthday tomorrow.  137 more words