Yelling at your kids is the worst thing. I hate when I have to yell at them. Unfortunately, I feel that the yelling is the last resort – they’re not listening to me when I’m calm and trying to talk to them. But, when I’m yelling and they hang their heads with tears running down … More Parenting is not for the weak of heart
I’m one of the few people I know that have actually been outside of the US borders and can speak intelligently about foreign issues. Though, they were many years ago, I visited many different nations because of my time in the service. That was one of the great joys about serving then – seeing places … More Remembering travels
This is from a document I found on my new laptop after transferring all my files. It’s from June 2015, I must have meant to post it. A little after one on Saturday afternoon, my phone buzzed that familiar vibration that I had just received a work email. It was a work phone, all managers … More Job Misery
The sun is finally out after the record-setting rains have given way and the storms receded. My family is healthy and intact; my home is safe; only minor damages to the yard. I give thanks that we are whole and made it through this unscathed. Others were not so blessed. We have friends that needed … More Thankful for a dry house
I have waves of anger that come over me now and again. I have to fight the urge to dwell on these feelings and to let them pass. I’ve been down that road before – it’s what got me into this situation. I have to use new tools and techniques to conquer the feelings of … More Between faith and fear
There have been a few news reports throwing the “behind-the-curtain” organizations trying to pull the strings of our government into the limelight. Today’s article in The Post and Courier titled “American Legislative Exchange Council has a hand in S.C. politics” by Stephen Largen and Robert Behre low the curtain back on the American Legislative Exchange … More Lawmakers could find themselves outsourced
If you believe the Mayans and their calendar, then you are expecting the imminent end of the world some time at the end of this calendar year. Some say the Mayans weren’t really predicting the end of the world or time for that matter. It’s just that they ran out of time. Imagine your tasked with drawing out a … More The end of the world is near? So what?!