May
30
2014

 My wife and I have been married 45 years. So we have celebrated a number of anniversaries together. But the one that stands out in my mind is the first one. It was a long distance anniversary. We were married in March 1969. I had enlisted in the Texas Army National Guard and was waiting […]

May
28
2014

Bennie is an excellent woodworker. Always the stickler for detail, he handcrafts some very nice articles. But one of his first attempts at building could have made him swear off of the art. Here is how he describes it: The billy goat wagon was a great experience.  I was about age 10 at the time.  […]

May
15
2014

It is a privilege to tell the story of my good friend, Bennie Daniels. Bennie is a man of varied talent, wisdom and success. He has taught me much about life and relationships over the past 25 plus years. He has been my older brother that I did not have as I grew up, because […]

Mar
31
2014

The lady walked out of the downtown bank after cashing a sizable check. She noticed a lone man standing on the corner. Then another man walked up to him, whispered something into his ear and handed him some money. The lady thought that was surely, very thoughtful and took a $10 bill from her purse, […]

Mar
25
2014

With springtime comes promise of the new, the freshness and hope of renewed energy and vitality. We have been restrained by the winter months and now it’s time to hear the crack of the bat, grill some dogs and enjoy the sunshine. A daily reminder is the beauty of nature shaking off the drab of […]