You will not believe this story.
I was in the middle of an exceptionally heavy travel season at work. I’m talking about being on the road for the better part of the month for several months in a row. It was rather exhausting.
Then one night I was getting off a flight somewhere in America (not home, I think it was Charlotte) and I reached into the overhead bin for my bag….only to discover that some “jack-wagon” had taken my bag by mistake! Continue reading “Bag Stealin’ Jack-Wagon!”
I met a gentleman of maybe 60 years of age on a Southwest Airlines flight flying home to Houston from somewhere. He was from Guatemala as I recall. His English was not so good but good enough for us to talk through most of a two hour flight. Continue reading “Balancing Cheesecake and SW Airlines Jesus”
Years ago there was a Burger King Ad campaign who’s tag line was “Have it your way”. My recollection is that they were trying to distinguish themselves from McDonalds. Continue reading “Have it YOUR way, weirdo…”
Listen, I’ve got no beef with the doggies of the world. I’m just not a doggie person. That’s all.
In the spring of 1988 my wife and son were coming from Texas to join me at my first duty station, Fort Lewis, WA. I moved out of the barracks (where all the single soldiers live) and into a small temporary housing bungalow on post with the family while we searched for a home to rent.
When my wife and son first arrived from Texas I did a quick inventory and discovered that my family had expanded by four legs and a tail while I wasn’t looking. Continue reading “I Am NOT A Dog Person….okay?”
“Tell me your hopes and your fears” my Dad likes to say.
It’s a seemingly innocent conversation starter. But I have to say that this innocuous throw away line can lead to some rather heavy soul searching. Think about it. Hopes and fears. That cuts right to the heart of what it is we’re doing with our lives in the limited time we have.
Continue reading “Hopes and Fears He Says…”