Holy cow, is my life different. I have a new girlfriend, a new family, a new job and a new house but some things never change. Football Sunday is still football Sunday. It is all encompassing and consuming. Between the actual games and tracking my fantasy team, I go into my own …

There have been a great deal of changes happening in my life. Unfortunately, my association with Home Instead has ended, at least as a Staffer. It was a struggle from the beginning and really was never a good fit. Among other issues, being tethered to a telephone for the vast …

There is nothing like a day on the lake, especially when my kids and grandkids are providing the entertainment. To celebrate a successful summer semester of algebra and biology and an impending birthday, Matt and Christy invited us out for an afternoon on Chetek’s chain of lakes. The pontoon rental …

Yup, that’s what I heard at the graduation from preschool of 2 of my grandkids, Kendall and Dylan. The high school graduations for my grandchildren will begin in 2021 with eldest, Konner and culminate in June of 2027 with the graduation of Landon. Huh? Say that again please. Remember how …

I’m feeling really stressed and upset by some things that have happen in the last few days. A very close friend’s daughter, who has been like my own for years, was abused by her live in boyfriend and father of her child on Sunday. The details were relayed to me …

My life experiences have opened my mind to numerous left of center ideas. Conversations with terminally ill people can give you an enlightened perspective. The peace that some attain when the end of their physical life is near is both awe inspiring and comforting. Maybe it’s that the majority of …

I was recently listening to my favorite radio program and they were discussing a new television program called “Celebrity Ghost Stories”. Of course, they pointed out how ludicrous the entire premise was. Anyone that has experienced anything supernatural is just crazy and/or needed money and/or attention. I mean really. A …