Check Ride

Check Ride

Knowing history shows us that a team effort is necessary to win a war. What kind of war are you fighting that calls for a team effort? I am going to tell you a story from my dad’s experience as a World War II pilot that’s supports my thesis that it takes a team effort...
Overshot…But Got Better

Overshot…But Got Better

We’re well into the New Year and many people are still working on fulfilling their resolutions. I have been using a one-word challenge instead of a resolution, and my one word for 2015 is BETTER. I believe I can get better in 2015. I believe you can get better...
Fred Stone’s Decision-Making Methods

Fred Stone’s Decision-Making Methods

Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter to Joseph Priestly in 1772 that contained his suggested method of making a decision. The portion of the letter that describes the process is now frequently excerpted and called the Ben Franklin Decision-making Process. Here’s...
I Stole Her from Him

I Stole Her from Him

My mom told me that she had been engaged to another man before getting engaged to my dad. My dad told me, “I stole her from him.” I’m going to share some of my research that I’ve done to learn more about my mother’s first engagement. I used four different kinds of...