I NEED A STAYCATION

When I was growing up a family vacation was a trip to Paris…….. Paris TN.   A French pasty was replaced by my Aunt Chris and her hot biscuits and molasses.  No Escargot for us in Paris we had fried Catfish and a classy French wine for some means moonshine but for me...

TO DONUT OR NOT TO DOUGHNUT THAT IS THE QUESTION

Friday was National Donut Day and that has inspired this blog.   But not for the reason you think.   I am not a donut fiend.    I like donuts but not to the point where I want donuts every day, every week or every month. My wife was surprised a few weeks ago when she...

A NEW VETERANS CENTER IS COMING TO NORTHERN UTAH

Today is the 75th anniversary of the D-DAY.  The event that was a pivotal point to ending the terror that was Nazi Germany. That was a part of history that I was not able to live through but it did after my family greatly.  My Uncle Edward Denton was killed outside of...

HOW JUNE 6TH 1976 CHANGED MY LIFE

THIS IS A BLOG I WROTE ONE YEAR AGO.   Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and all the other social media sites means we have access to instant news 24/7.   That was not the case on this date in 1976.  And it changed my life forever. Today is the anniversary of the...

GAME SHOWS

SAY THE SECRET WORD AND WIN FIFTY DOLLARS.  It has been fun to watch James Holzhauer’s run on Jeopardy but that run ended last night and now that he is done with Jeopardy his four year old daughter can have a part. Over the weekend James told a reporter that his...

THAT WAS SOME WEEKEND

My weekend was full of emotions.  It was a weekend of fun, illness, deep reflective thought and laughter.   I thought about this quote from Jimmy V the North Carolina State Basketball coach who was dying of cancer at the time “If you laugh, you think, and you cry,...