Segner Field

April 30, 2022

  We were a team of ten-year-old rookies in our first season of organized ball. The American Alloys Alligators wore bright yellow shirts and hats with a gator on the front. Corky Ullom was our star player and most observers thought he’d someday play in the majors. He was a talented lefty who could pitch […]


Home alone

April 29, 2022

Today, I was home alone. Well, not totally. Jasper the Labradoodle was here and it was just after noon. I started sneezing (usually, a series of 4) and wouldn’t you know it…the sneezing reached a crescendo and the alarm on the dog’s bark collar went off. He looked at me with a look that said…’what […]



April 29, 2022

We were at the tennis club when a front desk team member alerted my wife to a phone call placed on hold for her. I thought that was a bit odd and wondered who’d be trying to reach her there. She spoke for just a minute and then turned with a huge smile on her […]



April 27, 2022

It’s refreshing to see how many seniors are working out regularly at the gym. I look around and think of 86 year old pro golfer Gary Player.  A fitness fanatic from his early days, his regimen has paid huge dividends as he looks and acts twelve years younger. Use it or lose it…check out this […]



April 27, 2022

We heard that Jasper was the pick of the litter and that he had a few peculiarities. Many Labradoodles, we understand, walk to the beat of their own drummer. Let’s take his eating style for starters. We were instructed to take a third of a cup and poor it into a plastic bottle. Step two […]



April 24, 2022

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” Desmond Tutu


The Greatest Ever

April 17, 2022

The power and promise of another Monday is just a drop in the bucket compared to the love and saving grace of last Friday. Nothing…no inhumanity, no brutality could keep Him down. May we always remember.


Gifts of The Heart

April 14, 2022

“Each of us in our lives experiences things that cause pain. I call them wounds of the heart. If you ignore them, they won’t heal. But sometimes when our hearts are wounded that’s when they are open. Frequently it is the wounds of the heart that gives us the greatest opportunity to grow. Difficult situations. […]



April 13, 2022

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”   Jesus of Nazareth