Monthly Archives: November 2011

I am the Juggler…

One of the most important aspects of my job is to be able think quickly on my feet and say things that are witty at a moment’s notice. Some of that is a natural part of a person’s personality and … Continue reading

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The Big House

I grew up half way in between Detroit and Ann Arbor. They are two very different cities. I have a fondness for both cities in general and a love for both city’s football teams in particular. Since I was an … Continue reading

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A Quick Holiday Greeting…

I bet there were millions of facebook updates and blog posts and the like in the last 24 hours about food and being grateful. Count me in! I’m not going to get all totally sappy or anything but I’m a … Continue reading

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Sometimes even one letter changes things – DRAMATICALLY!

A personal blog is at times going to be lighthearted and whimsical and at other times a bit more serious and reflective. Clearly I am at my best when I am the former. I mean it’s important that I get … Continue reading

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We Remember #7 – “Sisu”

The Finnish word for determination is Sisu. I know this now. It is a word that was used to describe a woman named Aila, who lived to the ripe old age of 93. That alone is a great measure of … Continue reading

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We Remember #6 – The Burger King

So it’s time to resurrect my blog. I have drifted away with a few at home “distractions” and a bit of a lack of inspiration. I have two short stories about the memorial service that deserve to be told and … Continue reading

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We Remember #5 – Grandma Gaydos or My Story

So this next one is my story or at least my family’s story. It’s a story that is told partly by my own personal memories and partly by the day at the memorial service. The two are intertwined so this … Continue reading

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