Originally published May 2, 2011. I am posting this again in remembrance of this day in World history. I am about to write a piece that simply needs to be written. I know where it starts. The ending unclear as of yet. However, I know wherever it goes I must write it. Please be advised […]
As a singer I sing at many funerals and I was recently asked by a funeral director to sing at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper’s cemetery out in the country. As I was not familiar with the area, […]
1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. 2. Don’t enter a pool by the stairs. 3. The man at the BBQ Grill is the closest thing to a king. 4. In a negotiation, never make the first offer. 5. Request the late check-out. 6. When entrusted with a secret, keep it. 7. Hold your […]
While I was pumping fuel into the truck this evening I did my customary walk around kicking tires and checking lights. It’s a rare occasion when I actually find something wrong. As luck would have it, I found that I had myself an extremely low tire. Actually, it wasn’t flat, it was leaking air. Rather […]
Moved to Wisconsin this fall. We heard that summers are fun and winter is beautiful. We think there is no more beautiful a place in the whole world! December 8 – 6:00 PM It started to snow. The first snow of the season and the wife and I took our cocktails and sat for hours […]
Since the first time I saw the Elf on the Shelf images shared on social media I’ve laughed at each of them. Here are a few that I grabbed from my Facebook news feed during the Christmas 2018 season. I post them here for your enjoyment and entertainment.
Ole always seems to forget just how cold 10° below zero really is here in Minnesota. Thankfully, Lena remembers and is always ready to spring into action because certainly Ole never learns. — Image borrowed from my Facebook news feed
Blowing a hydraulic hose on a food grade trailer happens on extreme rare occasion. The key to handling this is to know exactly what to do to get things immediately shut down before the mess gets too large. As luck would have it on Thursday, the truck that had unloaded before I did was still […]
It’d been several years since I’d stopped at the Iowa 80 TA Truck Stop. If you are not aware of this particular truck stop you may wish to look it up. This is the world’s largest truck stop as well as the world’s largest chrome shop. If there’s a piece of chrome or a set […]
Sometimes we should be more thankful for the things that don’t happen during the year.