Throwback Thursday: In Your Own Backyard 2011

I chanced to hear a song yesterday morning that I hadn’t heard in at least thirty years, yet there I was driving down the highway singing along, the lyrics easily coming back to me like some old childhood prayer that you can never forget. You know, one of those songs that keep coming back to you throughout …

Throwback Thursday: “Me and my Big Mouth!”

I’ve  got this nasty little habit that’s gotten me into an awful lot of trouble in my lifetime, more than I care to remember. Now it’s nothing illegal, immoral or fattening, and violates no laws other than those of common sense, but it causes problems all the same. It has to do with my mouth …

TBT "All's Fair in Love, War and Raising Children, Or Is It?"

It’s always refreshing to hear about parents, teachers, counselors or administrators who are willing to think outside the box in finding creative new ways of dealing with children who have gotten themselves into situations requiring disciplinary action. The one thing that all children must learn if they are to develop into responsible, civic minded young …