A book award, a disturbing article on decline of oil and gas, and a poem.
April 14, 2021
This is an odd mix of topics. The first gave me joy, the second filled me with satisfaction that comes from hard work, and the third moved me to tears. All in one day.
1. Book award.I submitted my new book, The Shale Controversy, to the 2021 NMPW Communications Contest, in the non-fiction book section, … More “A book award, a disturbing article on decline of oil and gas, and a poem.”
Finding hope and joy in Santa Fe.
June 25, 2019
WHAT KIND OF EVENT DOES THE FOLLOWING REMIND YOU OF: A small group of a dozen men meeting for two hours on a Saturday morning. Ages range from 40-something to almost 90. Singing gustily along with a three-piece band. Eating an excellent breakfast from a Mexican menu. Listening to a guest speaker share how his … More “Finding hope and joy in Santa Fe.”
Imagine what heaven is like
March 30, 2019
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Heaven in country songs. • Heaven in hiking. • How to imagine heaven by Max Lucado.
HEAVEN IN COUNTRY SONGS I enjoy country & western music – to listen to or to dance to. Here are some words from a song by Tanya Tucker: When I die I may not … More “Imagine what heaven is like”
Jessica Eubank: an Inspiration.
November 9, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Cerebral palsy. • The danger of driving. • Frustration. • When things seem hopeless. • The car that changed Jessica’s life.
Now and then I hear of a heart-warming story that is truly inspirational. This story was written from the perspective of Jessica’s mom who I know rather well. Here … More “Jessica Eubank: an Inspiration.”
Tragic adversity – and how two well-known people dealt with it.
April 30, 2017
TRAGIC ADVERSITY – WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The first story – Sheryl Sandberg. • The second story – Ryan Leaf. • Key aspects of their recovery.
I happened to read, on the same day, stories of two people well-known to the public. Both stories, stunning encounters with adversity, were presented as a person who … More “Tragic adversity – and how two well-known people dealt with it.”
A No Carb diet and a truly alive personality.
March 9, 2013
Karen is one of the most truly alive persons I know. First of all, she is positive, engaging, and interested in you. She laughs easily and is a good conversationalist. I can attest to her dancing prowess as she glides across the floor to The Tennessee Waltz. Karen publishes a magazine called (surprise) Truly Alive. … More “A No Carb diet and a truly alive personality.”