Monthly Archives: September 2015

Airplane Story, American Style

Heard another airplane story but this one intrigued me.  If you fly enough, I’m sure you have one or two juicy stories of your own.  It’s bound to happen with 300 strangers sharing knees and elbows for two hours or … Continue reading

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“It’s Just Not Me”

It’s not me,” we all say to ourselves at different points or predicaments in our lives.  “It’s just not me.”

  This statement, “It’s not me” is declared (or yelled!) because our well carved out plans we’ve all planned for and … Continue reading

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“The Others”

I kindly told them not to look at me when they pass by me.  Those seated around me may think that I either know them or pity them but that’s not the point of being in Business Class.  They are … Continue reading

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A Simple Sentence or Phrase

It’s the way we connect to each other.  It’s been said that the shoes noticed first but it’s the words than endure.  A simple “that was good” can carry the day for you, perhaps even a few more when recalled … Continue reading

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The Backward Clock

Shaving one morning I glanced through the mirror at the clock behind me and noticed that it was moving backwards.  I turned around and the spin of the second hand was correct but through the mirror it was the opposite. … Continue reading

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“First World” Dilemma

(Sunday sermon, St. Sebastians Parish, Milwaukee, WI.  References are local.) I apologize for having to trouble you with this today but it’s been weighing heavily on my mind for several weeks now and I can’t keep seem to get it out … Continue reading

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Packerland, “‘Tis the Season”

I met Aaron Rodgers today in the mall. No kidding.  I didn’t know that he was black.  I then met him again near Boston Store but he was Asian.  No kidding.  Still, – one more -I met Aaron outside Victoria … Continue reading

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Walt, David, Chet & Harry

No, these four guys don’t own an ice cream chain.  Growing up these four guys informed a nation every night.  As much of the “worthy” news was gathered and delivered in thirty minutes; with fewer advertisements than we have today. … Continue reading

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Sts. Barnes & Noble

Church.  It’s that place that your parents forced you to attend because they believed it was salvation for their children and they were not to be disappointed.  After all, salvation of their children hinged on their own or so they … Continue reading

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A Pull of Your Ear & A Theme Song

If you’re under 60, just ignore this because you’ll either be depressed or think it’s dumb.  Over 60 folk may find some solace. You don’t think of your end until it draws near and I don’t mean death.  Retirement can … Continue reading

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