Category Archives: …and In My Humble Opinion

Your Own Backyard

When I was getting ready to fly out to bring my son from Ethiopia home almost eight years ago my friend Sue told me a story about her daughter Hayley and another son of mine.  Up to that moment Hayley … Continue reading

Posted in ...and In My Humble Opinion, My Heart | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Making Miracles

About a year ago I came up with this idea.  It’s an idea that came from my story, Everyone Needs a Vince, about growing up with my childhood best friend Vince who has Down Syndrome.  In short I told of our adventures. … Continue reading

Posted in ...and In My Humble Opinion, My Heart, Published Work | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Listen

Call me Pollyanna, but I believe in the future.  I’m not giving up. There is potential and it is in the hearts of children, some of them whose beginnings were nothing short of grim. I believe that every child in this … Continue reading

Posted in ...and In My Humble Opinion, Good Kids, Growing Up, Life With More Than 2.5 Children | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Still Only a Game

High school football season is ramping up and although I miss part of the game, looking at the weather forecast for Friday night makes me kind of glad I have the option of hanging back at the house. To date … Continue reading

Posted in ...and In My Humble Opinion, Good Kids, Growing Up, Herding Boys, Life With More Than 2.5 Children, Snips and Snails and Compassionate Tales, The Greatest Sports Fans: Moms!, You Can't Make Up This Stuff | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Camp K

My heart is never fully with me during the month of July.  It hasn’t been, at least not since the summer of 1983.  That was the summer I walked through the gates of Camp Kiwanilong as a 19 year old … Continue reading

Posted in ...and In My Humble Opinion, Growing Up, Life With More Than 2.5 Children, My Heart | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment