• The story is told of a glass vase that was a family heirloom passed from generation to generation. It was kept on the corner of the highest shelf in the living room, placed there for all to see and admire but also to be beyond the reach of young fingers and elbows. Eventually, it was forgotten. Day after day of neglect caused... 


  • Laura and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary by taking two of our kids and their spouse/significant other to New Orleans. We lived there from 2001-2008, so we had...