Wisdom and Wit Over Age 90

Wisdom and Wit Over Age 90

If you’re like me, you loved the movie Hidden Figures, the remarkable story of African-American female mathematicians who helped turn around America’s space program. Let me introduce you to a few hidden figures of American baseball, the Brown Bombers. You’re going to...
We All Have Lucy Moments

We All Have Lucy Moments

Lucy Moments. We all have them. Yep. Me especially at times. My friend Terry calls Lucy Moments those situations when we goof up, forget, look a bit foolish, and just need to laugh at ourselves. These little blunder and flub experiences are based on the ditzy...
Standing With Underdogs

Standing With Underdogs

I am a softie for the underdog. How about you? On our elementary playground, my friends and I would yell at some rogue boys we didn’t like. They wanted us to feel like the underdog. “Sticks and stones may break my bones,” we shouted, “but words will never...
Tips from a Gas Station Guru

Tips from a Gas Station Guru

People often ask, “So where did you grow up?” I often reply, “A gas station.” Yep, “fill ‘er up” were some of the first words I ever heard. My parents’ full-service gas station was the kind of small-town garage similar to Wally’s Filling Station on The Andy Griffith...
The Upside of Detours and Delays

The Upside of Detours and Delays

Detours and delays can bring out the worst in us. Another slowdown? Another rerouting of plans? Come on! We have got places to go and people to see. Who really has time to downshift and head in another direction when the route you’ve mapped out is perfectly fine?...