PROVIDENTIAL FOOTSTEPS

January 20, 2018

Tags: Houston Marathon, Boston Marathon, marathons, Viking River Cruise, 9/11, friendships, Highclere Castle, Bleiheim Palace, Oxford University Track, Sir Roger Banister

PROVIDENTIAL FOOTSTEPS

January, 2018

An amazing and diverse international city with over 145 languages spoken, Houston just hosted the 2018 Chevron Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon. This year the races attracted 25,000 runners and about 250,000 spectators from around the world. In memory of their dedication and uncountable footsteps*, both in training and during the race, here are a (more…)

DUELING FRY PANS

January 12, 2018

Tags: Cooking, Breakfast, Friendship, John Deere&Company, Life Lessons, Farm-boys, Cast Iron Fry Pans, Farm Equipment, Engineer, Ad Man, Weber Grill, Monmouth College, Greatest Generation

DUELING FRY PANS

Analogous to Dueling Banjos, this story tells about dueling cast iron fry pans and those who gripped their sizzling hot handles.

My father Swisher Wilson, and Uncle Spud, as I affectionately called my dadís best friend, initiated me as a teenager into a ritual of 6am breakfasts at least once (more…)