Generally, when it comes to long distance travel, air is preferred to ground because it gets a person there and back quicker and with less wasted time. However, since my travel took me to Malvern, Ark...
After his haircut, the young man stepped behind my chair and, without saying a word, hugged me. I must say, in all humility, it was a great haircut. It wasn’t the haircut, though, that brought about t...
One of the fringe benefits of doing “enrichment lectures” for Princess Cruises is that, at various times, Sherry and each of our children have accompanied me. We’ve had wonderful times together.
While driving to and from the ... I pass a ... kind of bar. It’s billed as a place where the ... dress in bikinis. As if that’s not enticing enough, a hand written sign on the str
It was a cool winter morning, and getting cooler. That morning, before I left for the ... I told Sherry that maybe the yard work we had planned for the next few ... should be ...
We gathered at our ... ... and her husband, ... for ... at Rockwall (near Dallas). Our ... Jo Ellen, and her husband, Curt, came in from the Tampa area; and our son,
It was a ... spring morning in LaJolla, ... . I had flown to San Diego the evening before. After a pleasant ... the cab driver had taken me five miles to LaJolla. In an hour and a
Every morning, when at the ... I walk across the street to the ... store. I come back with three items – J.B.’s coffee, my coffee and my ... morning, as I was waiting in line at
One ... I left the shop a little early so that I could change clothes and make it across town in time to ... a wedding. It was for a very sweet, young couple we know.I was reminded of the
The Del Lago Golf Course, near Lake Conroe, was ... It was a nice fall, south Texas morning. Well, as nice as 95 degrees gets in mid ... I’d already spoken four times in two days, and wa
There was once a church that decided to bring their absentee members back into the fold. The preacher went to see one member for that purpose. His visit took him so far out in the country that you’d h
Several years ago, while speaking in Las Vegas, I had the ... to hear the ... ... It was an ... ... Not only did they bring the house down with one standing ovati
I know a barber who had the ... of buying one of the oldest and best ... in his city. He had worked there for a few years, and knew it was a good ... So, he made ... w
About twenty years ago, when our married ... were in ... school, they had a bicycle ... Jo Ellen, our oldest, lost control of her bike and ran into her sister, Amanda, who was stand
COFFEE AND A TIPOne of the ... of ... ... is ... time for the family and for each other. Some years ago, Sherry and I began to realize this and decided to take steps to ins