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I’m Right!” “NO! I’m Right!”

April 11th, 2023|

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked by the company chairman to advise regarding wage withholding for our new benefits program. Everyone had different answers, different opinions for him, but somewhere the new laws are clear.

Volunteering’s Ripple Effect Volume XV

March 1st, 2022|

I was now in my third year of volunteering as a Sunday Speaker for the Michigan Council on Alcohol Problems, in churches across southeastern Michigan.

2021 Cross Country Adventure

February 1st, 2022|

September 1: the first day of our eastbound 2021 Cross Country Adventure. We checked in at the Roseburg Riverside RV Park on the banks of the Umpqua River.

Beep . . . Beep of the Heartbeat

January 11th, 2022|

Monday, December 13 at 5:50: after Donna Lee's double by-pass, open heart surgery Zack, her attending nurse, called to tell me they had taken the ventilator out of Donna Lee‘s mouth. He said I could come over to see her now. I rushed around and got over to the ICU quickly.

The Ripple Effect Volume X:

July 27th, 2021|

I was still listening to Earl Nightingale’s, The Strangest Secret, studying The Richest Man in Babylon, Acres of Diamonds, The Law of Compensation, everything I could get my hands on to help my career progress.

Basket Weavers

August 11th, 2020|

50% improvement in productivity

Kurt, Foreman for a professional, full mechanical company including plumbing, hydronics, HHVAC and based in Vancouver, WA told Session 3B of the Leadership Development Lab™:

“I […]

Pioneering the Oregon Trail Volume V:

October 15th, 2019|

Day 10 of our 2,500 mile adventure from Loganville, GA to Seabeck, WA:We stayed at the Camelot RV site last night; one of the most well-kept, neat-as-a-pen, not a rock out of place, sites we’ve stayed in. Camelot RV is located in the town of my birth, Poplar Bluff, MO.

Bumper Cars

June 11th, 2019|

Every Monday at the Sam Barlow High School job site, we have our regularly scheduled safety meetings. I had noticed that after every meeting all 110 construction tradesmen had to walk through the school's parking lot to get over to our designated work area.

Lessons I Learned in the 2nd Grade

May 17th, 2016|

When I was in the 2nd grade I got into an argument with Forrest, a classmate and friend during recess. He began chasing me around the playground calling me names and I called them back.