A necessary trip during an uncertain time!

Navigating these troubled waters of the Covid-19 pandemic has been challenging for all of us. I have appreciated the guidance from Scripture in plotting my course. As a Christian, I am instructed by this counsel from the Apostle Paul, “Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, … More A necessary trip during an uncertain time!


The photo of former First Lady, Michele Obama, and Former President George W. Bush, featured in this blog, inspires hope for our political process. During a recent interview with the Today Show’s Jenna Bush Hager, (George W. Bush’s daughter), Michele Obama said she has found common ground with the former president despite their opposing views. “Our values are the same,” Obama said. “We disagree on policy, but we don’t disagree on humanity. We don’t disagree about love and compassion. I think that’s true for all of us . . . many people often get lost in our fear of what’s different instead of displaying kindness and bonding over similarities.”

Social Media Manners

Any new technology or media option has the potential to benefit or harm humanity. Such is social media. I appreciate social media because it provides a simple tool for staying in touch with family, friends, and acquaintances we have made throughout our life and our travels. Social media is also an outlet for airing personal … More Social Media Manners


I am thankful for a free press and competent journalists who keep me apprised of world events. A free press and competent journalists also play a critical role in our democratic society. They help us ensure transparency and accountability with regard to our public servants and institutions. Last month I was at home watching an … More A FREE PRESS


Obama ranked 12th best president by historians in new C-SPAN poll Often history, and in this case, historians are kinder to past presidents than their contemporaries are while they are in office.   http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/02/20/obama-ranked-12th-best-president-historians-new-c-span-poll/98149240/ When Barak Obama took the oath of office eight years ago he was somewhat unknown to me as a person. I … More PRESIDENTS DAY 2017