Smoking hot Christmas party

*Today's post is by my dear friend and former colleague, Kenton Adler.* In the spring of 1973 my mother went on a month-long business trip to Europe.  She was a buyer for the May company in Colorado, and she went overseas pretty regularly.  This particular trip was a little different because my dad arranged to... Continue Reading →

Things never change

Gratitude rarely actually changes things. Not in my life, anyway. Things stay the same. Circumstances come and go, as all circumstances do. My family members who irk me continue to irk me. The one who never says "I love you" may never say "I love you." My sisters will probably never agree with my lifestyle... Continue Reading →

Choosing to smile

Regular readers of this blog have enjoyed reading Henry Petty's guest blog posts. Henry hosts his own YouTube vlog as well as a WordPress blog. I've known Henry since college and have watched him grow spiritually, professionally, and personally. He's a loyal friend and generous person, but I believe his best quality is his ability... Continue Reading →

Finding the funny

Yesterday, as I wandered about the dim kitchen, attempting to tidy things up minus electricity in the middle of a thunderstorm, I heard a solid knock at the back door. I jumped and wondered who it could be since I wasn't expecting any company. I glanced around the corner and saw my father-in-law, who I... Continue Reading →

Take off your grumpy pants

This morning was one of those mornings, for lots of reasons. a) I forgot to put on deodorant. I prefer not to stink out my students and co-workers, so I stopped at the gas station to buy deodorant. It smells like old lady perfume. b) I have still not finished my first cup of coffee.... Continue Reading →

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