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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

Her Smile Could Light Up The World

Saturday, January 28th, 2017
[caption id="attachment_2955" align="alignright" width="300"]LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 10: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore for The Dick Van Dyke Show. Image dated October 10, 1962. Hollywood, CA. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images) LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 10: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore for The Dick Van Dyke Show. Image… Read More

Image Suicide – One of the Keys to Happiness

Saturday, January 7th, 2017
happiness-responsible-for-ownDuring the fall semester of my senior year in high school (1974), a group of girls from my class got together and organized several dances. The dances were in the school cafeteria and occurred after the football games. I attended the first dance with a couple of my friends. The only boys who… 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