“Don’t Be A Puddleglum”

When trouble would announce itself at our door, my mother would frequently say “we live in the valley of tears”. She certainly suffered enough during her lifetime to validate that statement. It seems that everyday, I hear of good friends experiencing some renewed suffering… a reoccurrence of cancer,  the loss of a job, the death of … Continue reading “Don’t Be A Puddleglum”

“It Ain’t Over, ‘Till It’s Over”

Originally Posted April 20, 2020 Recently I found myself using one of Yogi Berra’s “Yogi-isms” when talking to some of my elderly friends. I told them…. "I’m not coming to your funeral, unless you come to mine.” Yogi Being a longtime St. Louis Cardinal fan, I usually don’t make a list of other team’s great players. … Continue reading “It Ain’t Over, ‘Till It’s Over”