The potatoes, eggs and coffee beans had each faced the same adversity — the boiling water.
Sooner or later, all of us need this stabilizing force for consolation and refuge.
It is not fair, but I expect a lot from professional baseball players when I think of the money they receive.
Let us hope that our nation will again find the road of truth and follow it.
Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s are meaningful holidays, but they have their downside also. Usually, more alcohol and other drugs are consumed and used during these times. Driving under the influence is more frequent.
Living with dreams sometimes better than truth
Sometimes we do not want to know the truth so we just choose to live with our dreams.
I venture to say that all of us have hidden, unrecognized talents. Even if these talents are noticed, they are often allowed to fall by the wayside or not investigated for their true value and, thus, remain undeveloped.
Decision making has to be in the context and climate of freedom. It is true that there is more opportunity to make good decisions when we have freedom to do so.
It is my hope that you will remember all those pets that brought or bring happiness and joy to you and your family. This column is a tribute to them.
It takes a wise person to know when to hold them and when to fold them.
In reality, if we are in good health, we are already millionaires. A serious accident or disease that requires an extended hospitalization could amount to a bill of a million dollars or more in a heartbeat.
To obtain and maintain a healthy weight, the first requirement is to really want to follow through. What we really want out of life is what rules our actions.
Let us remember and continue to learn from events like 9/11.
We have to remember, when bad things happen to us and others do not empathize with us, we cannot expect otherwise. Maybe we are too busy to stop and be compassionate.
It is a blessing to have been given our life by our parents so we can have the chance to ponder questions about life and love.
It’s sad indeed when a highway can be cleaned one week and the following week it is littered again.
People, we only come through this life once. Experience all you can while you can, and do not forget to count your blessings.
In our society, which is a general term for the entire population, we have many fine and upstanding young and old persons. To remain healthy we all have to be carefully knowledgeable.
You have probably have met at least two or three people in the past who have left you with unforgettable memories.
It appears that politics and marriage have a lot in common.
A word to the wise, please do not send money or respond to letters that promise this or that.
In today’s world it is difficult to identify all our problems.
Together they transformed a frightening situation into a creative experience.
Remember, all of these conclusions are purely my opinion.
Cooperation, sharing, giving and receiving makes the system work.
The power of imagination helps us to form a reality that is creative and productive.
By remembering, we keep our values alive.
By 1952, when I graduated from high school, the war had wound down. After two years of college, I joined the Marine Corps in order to avoid being drafted.
To broaden our understanding of when help is truly help, we need to explore co-dependency.
Apparently, our youth have always received bad press.
Every addiction has its rationalizations.
This guy dressed in a gorilla suit tried to hold up a McDonald’s in McDonough with a banana as a weapon.
Many potential problems can be avoided with proper planning and preparation.
The following story involves cleverness at its best and its worst. You be the judge.
The longer I live the more I realize that we need to laugh more.
Well, the joke is coming first in this article.
Solving this problem is grist for the mill in our society today.
A few years later, Crusoe nursed an injured, deserted native to good health and taught him many skills.
Vice President Bush received a lot of criticism about his statement of introduction.
The Italians have a saying, “Since my house is burning, I may as well warm myself in it.”
While assigned to the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, I observed many training exercises at the Fire Academy.
It is amazing that a sip of water can cause such an uproar.
In every occupation, there is a period of apprenticeship. Through trial and error, usually we discover what our strengths are
Our existence would be more meaningful if we could learn to share more care and concern for each other.
It is imperative that we condition ourselves to listen in the present because when the present becomes the past it will surely influence our future.
There is an old saying that states; “You should not take what you can’t give.”
Wise consistency, to me, is the epitome of wisdom.
To help our bodies remain healthy, we need a proper diet, regular exercise, reasonable rest and to avoid the no-no’s of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.
The solution to education and other fields is that we have to remember to remember to think.
The spirit of Santa, to me, is still very much alive and I hope it continues to live.