It Is Well …

The old hymn that my family loves to sing acapella was written with deeply moving lyrics and melodies. When peace like a river attendeth my way When sorrows like sea billows roll Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say It is well, it is well With my soul It is well with my … Continue reading It Is Well …


The Better Way

"Serve one another ... " - St. Paul's Letter to The Church at Galatia, Chapter 5 How archaic is that?!  Life is all about ME, after all. I gotta get Mine ... take care of Self ... chase My dreams ... cover My behind ... win at all costs.  Right?! In America, the statistics are mind-numbing. … Continue reading The Better Way


Vacation.  Everybody needs one! We all need to getaway on a regular basis. We all need chill time, family time, solitude, and of course ... FUN! My beautiful wife is the Queen of Fun in our house.  Sheryl is a kid-at-heart anyway, so she brings out the "happy" when it's time to have fun. Plus, … Continue reading Vacation

Bus Driver Journal – May 2017

I returned to Bus Driver world for the past year in our local public school district.  It has been an adventure for sure!  And ... truly an eye opener. Sheryl and I have lived and worked in Pascagoula, Mississippi for a cumulative 40-plus years.  We married here, left our sleepy-little-town-of-Pascagoula in the early 90s for … Continue reading Bus Driver Journal – May 2017

Chain Breaker

So ... I'm a musician.  More specifically, I'm a Southern-bred musician from Small Town USA in South Mississippi.  Country.  Bluegrass.  Gospel.  Blues.  That's all my jam. I just discovered Zach Williams and The Reformation, a Memphis area band who make some really sweet rock-and-soul music.  His 2016 hit Chain Breaker is topping the Christian music … Continue reading Chain Breaker

Pascagoula: It’s TIME for Change — Again?!

Pascagoula is that "sleepy little town" located on the Mississippi Coast at the mouth of the Pascagoula River. Home to Ingalls Shipbuiding and her massive riverfront facilities; Signal International operations; one of the largest Chevron refineries; and of course other spin-off industry contractors, large regional and medium-market banks, and thousands of small businesses operating from … Continue reading Pascagoula: It’s TIME for Change — Again?!

2017 … And Not A Moment Too Soon!

It's here!   2017 ... and not a moment too soon! For my little family, the 2016 calendar year was one of our more difficult. We entered into the year, knowing that Sheryl's daddy would not be with us another year.  There were no hopeful New Year resolutions.  Everyday was filled with the grief, pain, … Continue reading 2017 … And Not A Moment Too Soon!

Christmas JOY

What fills your heart and soul [your thoughts] at Christmas?  Joy .. Peace .. Cheer .. Parties .. Shopping .. Loneliness .. Fear .. Depression? For some, Christmas is the ultimate year-end high.  The most wonderful time of the year. For some, Christmas is yet another dark day on the calendar.  An insidious lurking reminder … Continue reading Christmas JOY