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So Unfair Dad

Saturday, March 25th, 2017
After I published my recent article about how various local politicians, businesspeople, and former Caterpillar employees behaved after the announcement that Caterpillar was moving its headquarters to Chicago, I received an email from a man who is employed by Caterpillar in an upper-management position. For the purpose of this article, I’m going to call him “James.” James is in his… Read More

A Special Christmas Gift From God

Saturday, December 24th, 2016
holyfamilyI’ve written before about my younger sister, Kathryn Mary, who was born on September 13, 1972. Within a couple of days of her birth, her doctors discovered that she had Down syndrome and a heart defect that was going to eventually need to be corrected with open-heart surgery. Unfortunately, Kathryn never got to a point where she had enough strength… Read More

An Unlikely Tag Team

Saturday, November 12th, 2016
tag-teamLast month, Georgette and I attended a retirement party for Dr. Ed Kaizer. The party was at Bradley University, where Dr. Kaizer taught music for 45 years. We got to know Dr. Kaizer during the early 1990s, when our three oldest children — Harry, Anna, and Maria — were students at Bradley. They were all involved in the music program at Bradley and each of them had the opportunity… Read More

A Champion in the Marketplace

Saturday, October 8th, 2016
[caption id="attachment_2852" align="alignright" width="300"]simone-biles Simone Biles – 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist[/caption] Georgette and I were married on June 15, 1980. A month later, she became pregnant. When she began to feel movement, she started praying, singing, and reading aloud so our unborn son could hear her. After he was born, Georgette continued to pray, sing,… Read More

No Free Money In The Williams Home

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
i-work-for-moneyIt happened during the summer of 1991, while I was having dinner with my family. At that time, Georgette and I had four children — Harry (10), Anna (8), Maria (7), and Laura (4). Our fifth child, Mary Rose, was due to be born in October of that year. One of the older girls started talking about how some of her cousins received a weekly… Read More