Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder. That bwessed awangement, that dweam wifin a dweam ... and wuv, twu wuv will fowow you foweva. So tweasure your wuv. (That took a while to type, spell check was having a hay day) In 496 ... Gelasius declared the first Valentines Day to be a feast honoring … Continue reading Tweasure your wuv
Are there people in your life that just thinking about them always brings you joy? Just the mention of their name makes you smile with fondness? Let me be more direct. When you think of them, is every single thought positive or is it just more positive than not? I like people, mostly. I have … Continue reading What makes a place or some people get on your “avoid at all cost” list?
You may be part of the problem? The right tool for the job. Do you love to roam around Lowe’s or True Value? Is your man cave full of Craftsman, Milwaukee, Stanley, Snap-On? Would you rather see a peg board in the garage than a brick facade? And then I ask, do you hide them … Continue reading You May Be Part of the Problem!
Was I a bad husband? I guess I have to write this one. It was 28 years ago. Actually 28 years and a day. February 7, 1991 ... my wife was great with child ... very great. That can be taken in so many ways, and I mean it in so many ways. For the … Continue reading Men have it hard at a baby delivery
Today ... I am just going to throw two questions out there. One ... if you had planned to do a day hike and it started to rain, would you still hike? And a bit bigger, two ... if you knew God would say "yes" to any request, what would that request be?
There are over 7 1/2 billion people in this world. That’s 1 billion with a capital B. There are over 300 million in the United States. Virginia has over 8 1/2 million people. And my little area of Appomattox has Over 15,000 in the county, over 1700 in the city of Appomattox, and my little … Continue reading Eleanor Rigby? Father McKenzie? Or maybe not, the choice is yours
Today, we celebrate the impact and life of a friend. He was my neighbor. And he truly left an impact. A big topic today is walls between neighbors. Without getting political here, I want to talk about my little hood called The JR, or the Jacobs Road district. I had a neighbor that taught me … Continue reading Lessons From My Neighbor