Category Archives: About Me

Thoughts Provoked by Veteran’s Day

This past Tuesday was Veterans’ Day. For the past three days I’ve been thinking a lot about a number of war related information I’ve come across lately. Back in October I saw a posting on Facebook, which provided a link … Continue reading

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Last Day

Well today is my retirement day. Yesterday, the people I work with had a very nice small lunch. They gave me a very nice lantern which I know we’ll be able to put to good use during our camping trips. … Continue reading

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New Beginnings as Some Things Come to an End

Yesterday we attended the wedding of my second cousin. I had never actually met this cousin, but her parents live in the Dallas / Fort Worth area and we’ve seen them several times over the last few years. Lindsey, (the … Continue reading

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How I met …

I had always planned on attending the University of Missouri – Columbia. As a senior in high school I was on track. I was accepted and was given a grant and loan that would pay for most but not all … Continue reading

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Memories of Dad – Part 2

The late 1960’s seem to go pretty smoothly. It seemed Dad was working pretty regularly. It was during this time that he traveled to Dallas / Fort Worth to work on the new airport. It was while he was working … Continue reading

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Memories of Dad – Part I

As Father’s Day 2014 winds down I like to share some of my memories of my Dad. It has now been over four years since we lost my dad. I occasionally jokingly paraphrase a country song by saying “if it … Continue reading

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Flag Day

Happy Flag Day! The second week of June is bout to come to an end. Well, Christine must have little upset last week that I failed to mention her new puppy Penelope. She posted a comment on post, left a … Continue reading

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Easter Memories (Not appropriate for small children)

Warning: Parts of this blog may be inappropriate for small children. Happy Easter to everyone. I was really at a loss as to what to write about today. There were several things from this past week, which I would normally … Continue reading

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A Rough Week

Well this has been a rough week for me. I had hernia surgery on Tuesday and have been recovering since. I have very limited sick time available and just before my surgery I found I was not yet eligible to … Continue reading

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One Year Ago Today

I’ve told this story before, but I thought it was worth repeating on the one-year anniversary. It was one year ago today that I made a very somber trip back home to Kansas City. It had only been five months … Continue reading

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