Never too old…

At lunch this week with a longtime newspaper friend, he admitted wondering how much longer he might be able to work in the profession that has defined most of our lives for so many years. “I’m 59,” he said.  ‘I hope I can last a few more years before being forced into early retirement.” Early […]

Loving what I do

“You should be ashamed,” declared a friend over coffee the other day.  “No one should have as much fun working.  It’s un-American.” Surveys say about 70 percent of American workers hate their jobs. “At best, 30 percent honestly enjoyed their jobs and bosses,” report Gallup in its “State of the American Workplace” report for 2017. […]

Damnit, I’m human…

Crashed pretty hard Sunday after a long week of both work and riding. Started out Monday with a hot day of shooting high school golf at Great Oaks Country Club.  Finished the evening shooting video for a television station at the Galax Fiddlers Convention. Long board of supervisors meeting on Tuesday, marked by a 66-minute […]