Category Archives: 101 series

Learning from our kids: Day 10

Many years ago, I was the wrestling statistician for my high school wrestling team.  I really liked wrestling.  We had a great team and took many players to state. This year, some 30 years later, I have a friend who is wrestling. And she’s a girl.  15 years old, 103 pounds and full of spunk. Continue Reading

Ouzo: Day 9

I love ouzo.  I don’t drink it often, and usually only in Greece. Today it’s a blizzard outside.  I’m making ham and beans for dinner.  At 1 p.m. I’m raising a glass with Cruzanne who is in Antioch, Illinois.  We made my first trip to Greece together. I drink my ouzo cold, two shots overContinue Reading

Participate: Day 8

Today the Franklin County Players put on the production of a Live Radio Broadcast of It’s a Wonderful Life.  I was a Riveter and helped write and perform two commercials. We’ve practiced 2-3 times a week for about 3 weeks.  It’s an easy enough play because you get to use your scripts.  After all, it’sContinue Reading