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Using the One Note App

December 13th, 2022|

I was doing my weekly LDL reading from Making Moments Matter, Chapter 8 ‘Be Wise-Systemize’ and recognized that the planning system I use works well for me to be systemized with my to-do lists, daily planning, and forward planning.

Empathy or Sympathy

December 6th, 2022|

This past December, while Donna Lee was in recovery from double by-pass open heart surgery, I was on the phone with my brother Bill and sister-in-law Judy. I was trying to tell them about the outpouring of love and support I had felt for Donna Lee as she was recovering.

Raise Your Hand

December 1st, 2022|

One of the highlights of our trips to Oregon each summer is reconnecting and catching up with friends and family. This year we had the opportunity to go to dinner with the Pillar family.


June 28th, 2022|

Give Me Liberty

What happened to the signers of the Declaration of Independence?

Five signers were captured by the British, held as traitors, and tortured before they died. Twelve had […]

“High-Tech” vs. “High-Touch”

June 21st, 2022|

This March, I took an unexpected trip to Budapest, Hungary. Our son Loren was there coordinating stunts on a movie production project. We stayed in the marvelous Corinthia Hotel Budapest & Spa.

Snail’s Pace

June 14th, 2022|

Last Saturday, about 5:30 PM, on my way home from the Moultrie Swap Meet in South Georgia, it was time for dinner. Thinking about my choices, I decided to stop at Captain D’s for my preferred choice, fish.

To Go or Not To Go?

June 7th, 2022|

Yesterday after Donna Lee‘s cardiac rehabilitation regimen in Conyers, Georgia we popped into the Publix grocery store to do some quick shopping. By the time we finished shopping, it was getting close to noon. With all those groceries beautifully displayed around us, we were both getting hungry. I said, “Should we go home or to Crab Harbor?”

Sage at the Gate

May 31st, 2022|

A traveler in the ancient Middle East approached a sage who was seated just outside the city gates. The traveler, curious about the people in the town, trying to decide if he should pass by or pass through the gates asked, "What kind of people dwell in this town?

Got A Quarter?

May 24th, 2022|

Over the past three years, we’ve fallen into the Sunday habit of going straight from church to Sister’s Family Restaurant, at the corner of Miller Bottom Road and Georgia Highway 20. I love the place!


May 10th, 2022|

This past Saturday, at about 6:00PM, we headed off for Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International airport. Our trip wasn’t for me to fly back to Oregon to conduct Turbo Leadership Systems’ programs, the reason I’ve gone to the Atlanta airport for over fifty times in the past three of years.