Category Archives: Work

Me & Mister Roy

The sound of an oil-well pump motor takes me back to one of my favorite farm memories in western Kentucky. Continue reading

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A Bit of Green

Never give up on doing good and never forget that even small successes give us hope and teach us important lessons. Continue reading

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The Blessing of Frustration

Sometimes, it’s through the blessing of frustration that we find a better way of doing things. Continue reading

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The Hard Truths of Winter Remodeling

While it might be true that the best things in life are free, most of the pretty good ones take a lot of hard work! Continue reading

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Benevolent Conspiracy

Working with people who are dedicated to helping college students succeed is a very special pleasure and privilege. Continue reading

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Indian Summer

One way of feeling more grown up is doing the work of grown-ups. Funny how the privileges are more appealing than the responsibilities, eh? Continue reading

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High Roofs, Clogged Gutters and the Investigation of Immortality

There are many options for contemplating our mortality; one of the most keenly focused is cleaning out the gutters on an old two-and-a-half story house. Continue reading

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