We loaded up the mini-van and took the five kids to San Antonio, Texas for our family vacation this past May. One of our first activities was Aquatica, the SeaWorld water park. We started out at the wave pool and then ventured our way to our first waterslide, Stingray Falls. We were drawn there by the enticing photos and catchyRead More →

In our American tradition, the first Thanksgiving is attributed to the Pilgrims that traveled across the Atlantic Ocean to settle in Plymouth. The Mayflower carried 102 hopeful passengers across the wide open ocean to start a new life. They landed in Plymouth on December 21, 1620, but it wasn’t until the fall of 1621 that the 53 surviving settlers celebratedRead More →

I have often said “sports sell hope.” I am a Kansas City Royal’s fan, and tonight is the sixth game of the World Series. The Royals are down 2 games to 3 to the San Francisco Giants. Tonight’s game is back in Kansas City. I sure hope the Royals win. Hope is defined as “the feeling that some desire willRead More →