If I were a world famous author, given to the spinning of tall tales, the likes of which might leave the reader breathless with uncontrollable, rib-tickling laughter, I would have made the mountain in question a much more menacing beast. I would have created a peak that disappeared into the
To my left and about half a mile up the side of the mountain, like a fragile shelf glued to the side of a very tall rock wall, I saw an eighteen-wheeler crawling along a path parallel to my own. With one eye on the road, my other eye followed
It has been a while since I’ve blogged, and my fingers are itching to ramble aimlessly about something. Anything. Maybe I’ll keep it light-hearted; go back in time, back to my car selling days, reminisce about a cold and rainy Saturday in October of 2013. If you have heard that
When he hits the Big Slab, his heart is sad. The memory of little faces looking up at him begging for one more day at home. With a little luck, clear weather, and good traffic, he will see his family again in a week. He points his rig towards Shaky
The boy adjusted his suspenders and tried not to look over his shoulder as the family farm disappeared slowly behind him. The red barn was the last to fade away, reminding him of the life he was leaving behind. It was early afternoon, and the snow in the fields was
My dresser drawer made a hollow, clanging noise as I pushed it firmly shut. It was exactly 9:37 p.m., and the room was quiet. The cold and wintery frost bit through my coat as I trudged out the front door, a cardboard box balanced on top of my right shoulder.
I belong to a business networking group in Columbia, Missouri. Every Wednesday morning at 8 a.m., fifty members get together and brainstorm on how to grow their careers. On this day it was my turn to conduct the meeting. I share the slideshow that I created for the event. Some
I think it is really cool how many great people I have met through my personal website. I also realize that I would not have met 99% of you had it not been for my roles in some television shows. For many years, I have blogged about the Amish life,