May 22, 2013 by winjaw
“Bran thought about it. ‘Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid?’
‘That is the only time a man can be...
May 20, 2013 by winjaw
May 18, 2013 was one of the most triumph days for girls sports in our community. It was also one of the most tragic for sports in...
May 19, 2013 by winjaw
I recently had quite a pleasant email exchange with a spry and delightful young 81-year-old.
At first, she was not happy and let me...
May 15, 2013 by winjaw
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible
May 12, 2013 by winjaw
It is said one never realizes what they have until they lose it.
That realization can haunt one forever. Yet every now and then, grace...
May 6, 2013 by winjaw
We recently had our annual spring campout with the Mighty Men of Pack 47.
Bittersweet in a way. Youngest SON of Thunder will be moving...
Apr 28, 2013 by winjaw
The Little Black Dress is our guest columnist this week. Enjoy!
Recently, I was told I was in the middle of midlife. I am sure I...
Apr 24, 2013 by winjaw
You are closest to your victory when you face the greatest opposition.
Apr 21, 2013 by winjaw
Habits, by their very nature, die hard.
They are positive or negative, depending on one’s viewpoint. Those who get up early in the...
Apr 17, 2013 by winjaw
“The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.”
Apr 14, 2013 by winjaw
People collect stuff.
And those collections are important to those who build them up over the years. They are cherished, shown off to...
Apr 10, 2013 by winjaw
“Near certainty of death … little chance of success … what are we waiting for?”
The Lord of the Rings – T
Apr 7, 2013 by winjaw
I collect what I refer to as “wise words.”
These are sayings I pick up, mostly from movies. That in itself bugs the SONs of...
Apr 3, 2013 by winjaw
“If you fight your destiny, you will be miserable. You must embrace it and revel in every moment.”
Mar 31, 2013 by winjaw
Today, the Little Black Dress will don a beautiful dress and wear a hat the Queen of England would kill for.
The SONs of Thunder will...
Mar 27, 2013 by winjaw
“If you fight your destiny, you will be miserable. You must embrace it and revel in it every moment.”
The Librarian: Curse...
Mar 24, 2013 by winjaw
When the federal government starts using words you’ve never heard of, watch out.
I refer to words like “ethnic cleansing.” This...
Mar 20, 2013 by winjaw
You are your problem … and also your solution
From the movie, Brides’ Maids
Mar 17, 2013 by winjaw
So a few days ago I’m in the backyard hanging with the SONs of Thunder.
We’re watching Gigantor, the Dog Who Thinks She Can Fly...
Mar 13, 2013 by winjaw
“A mere friend will agree with you, but a real friend will argue.”
Mar 10, 2013 by winjaw
Sometimes you have to let things go.
It can be painful, but there can also be a release of sorts. Too often we hold on to whatever,...
Mar 6, 2013 by winjaw
“Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends”
Mar 3, 2013 by winjaw
There were few visitors to our abode over the last 10 days or so.
Few ventured past the Black Death warnings posted by the Centers for...
Feb 27, 2013 by winjaw
If it is true that your character is the sum of your habits, then develop the right ones and your character will take care of itself.
Feb 25, 2013 by winjaw
It’s not often I post my newspaper articles unless I think they need to be shared with a wider audience. Nicole’s story is...
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