I can remember back as a youngster my older brother loved to go fishing. Often during the summer, he and a few of his friends would go and camp out down by the river and just spend the whole weekend fishing, eating and drinking beers. Several times I was invited but never really was … Continue reading The Birth of a fisherman
Ok. I just read an article on my MSN news feed that talks about how much you should tip while staying at a hotel. Now my question is, who makes this determination on how much a person should tip and for what reasons they should tip even more than usual? I am not against tipping, … Continue reading Tips: how much is not enough?
I have been able to try a lot of different jobs throughout my lifetime and one of the most adventurous, in my mind, was my stint as a Corrections Officer at a maximum-security prison. Now, this wasn’t my first choice for work, but it was an opportunity that was provided to me a family … Continue reading Prison: my time on the inside.
While doing some channel surfing, back in 2002, I came across a televised poker tournament. They were playing a version of poker that I had not heard of called Texas Hold’em. After watching for a bit, I looked the game up online and found a couple of sites like PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker that … Continue reading Texas Hold’em: I am all in
On Friday, April 26, the 1st grade classes of my son’s school honored Grandparents by putting on a musical program. They sang songs, recited some messages, and had a slide show. His grandparents came in from out of town to attend, which made him so happy. Afterwards, we decided to all go out to lunch … Continue reading Cracker Barrel: A touch of southern comfort.
Is there ever a way to deliver bad news to someone? For example, you get on an elevator and the person that’s on there has a real bad odor. Do you say anything? Is there a proper way to tell someone that they have bad body odor? You applied for a job and finally got … Continue reading To lie or not to lie, such a dilemma.
Sometimes I think of the times we had How you always smiled when things went bad You never worried when things got tough You always made sure there was enough You spread your love to all of your kids You gave of yourself when no one else did My oh my, how I miss you so There are so many things you … Continue reading Dear Mom