A Texan’s Viewpoint

This appeared in the Waco Tribune Herald, Waco, TX, Nov 18, 2011 Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho’s, just money for 50-pound bags of rice

Mother’s Day

From StrangeCosmos… quotes from famous mothers: ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S MOTHER: “Again with the stovepipe hat, Abe? Can’t you just wear a baseball cap like the other kids?” BATMAN’S MOTHER: “It’s a nice car, Bruce, but do you realize how much the

My Daughter is Moving Out

Last night, my daughter just walked into the living room and said, “Dad, cancel my allowance immediately, rent my room out, throw all my clothes out of the window, take my TV, stereo, iPhone, iPod, and my laptop. Please take

Visit to Carillon Park

Missy and I used the beautiful afternoon on Sunday to visit the Carillon Park…  We last visited the park more than 15 years ago when we took our two sons to see a little of the Dayton history…  They’ve done

Photos from Ohio Garden

Some photos from my garden…  perhaps the most interesting is the broccoli that develops very nice yellow flowers if you don’t harvest the spears.    Click to see the photo album: Ohio Garden