Today, the thought of some of my mentors crossed my mind. Not entirely sure why, but it seemed like a good place to start for a story. First, let me say that I have had many mentors in my life. Mostly just by following their examples. I had some pretty awesome adults cross my path… Continue reading MEMORY OF THE DAY: MENTORS…EVERYBODY NEEDS THEM
I had intended to post these photos on Tanya Novik‘s birthday, but had a hard time finding the ones I wanted. Let’s just call this Flashback Friday. Here is the story. In the first picture we have three young ladies playing dress up at a kid friendly hands on museum in Huntsville, AL. The… Continue reading MEMORY OF THE DAY: TANYA.
It is a little funny, but when I was a kid, I couldn’t have told you the names of anyone who went to the Catholic Church in Oak Grove. Looking back and knowing what I know now, I suspect that several of my friends were Catholic and went to the Catholic Church. The second house… Continue reading MEMORY OF THE DAY: FATHER GERMAINE
To most New Orleans Saints fans the result of the 2019 NFC Championship game to determine the conference champion for the 2018 season will likely be the biggest football disappointment they will ever recall. For me that disappointment came on November 15, 1963. This is a story about that day, but I need to… Continue reading MEMORY OF THE DAY: NOVEMBER 15, 1963, FOOTBALL DISAPPOINTMENT
Watching NFL playoff football today. Colts vs Chiefs, snowing in KC, temp at field level is a steady 30 degrees, wind is blowing at a steady 5 mph. Can’t really explain why I love to watch football in the snow. Maybe it goes back to my pre-NO Saints days when I rooted for the Green… Continue reading MEMORY OF THE DAY: FOOTBALL STORY
This photo was taken on the last night of the second millennia ( I think I got that right). We had taken a cruise earlier that year (1999) and they gave us a bottle of champagne with the year 2000 on it. We never opened it and still have it, but don’t think I would… Continue reading Memory of the Day: Happy New Year!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Florida_Flight_90 I was at my brother’s house this morning to say hello to my nephews and niece visiting for an early Christmas. Sister-in-law, Mary, told us about her walk in the snow to visit her mother not too far away (a couple miles though) during our recent, unusual December snowstorm. When she finished… Continue reading MEMORY OF THE DAY: A LONG WALK IN THE SNOW, 14TH STREET BRIDGE MEETS AIR FLORIDA Flight 90.