My Christmas Card to You: A Christmas Story from My Mom

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One of my Mom’s fondest wishes was to be published. She wrote a lot and submitted time and time again to publications like Ladies Home Journal, Life Magazine, and Readers Digest. She received rejection after rejection, but she never gave up! Sadly, cancer took her from us before she could get her work published. I think she’d […]

For the New Graduates

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It’s the graduation season, and young people across the country are throwing their square caps into the air in celebration of their accomplishment. My daughter was honored to present the Valedictorian speech at her school (which I’ll post tomorrow), and as a Dad I’ve got some advice I’d like to offer as well. In honor of […]

Pure Inspiration: “Look Up”

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As much as I enjoy technology, and use it frequently, I also believe that sometimes the technology gets in the way of our interpersonal relationships.  The vid below is a nicely done reminder to “Look Up” from our technology and see the people around us. [youtube]   Also reminded me of this little scene […]

Eric’s Truck

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In keeping with the theme of “service” this Veterans’ Day week, I’d like to share a story about what some Air Force firefighters did for a young boy recently. That’s when firefighters with the 673rd Civil Engineer Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson stepped up and created Engine No. 7, a brother to the department’s six […]