The Woodpilers That Came Before Us
Memorial Day is an appropriate time to reflect on our lives and the people who made us who we are.
My wife and I recently visited a few family gravesites in preparation for Memorial Day. It’s kind of a family tradition handed down from my dad, who makes a point of traveling to many family cemeteries for the holiday.
What struck me again this year is just how much I miss many of those folks.… Read the rest
High School Graduation at the Woodpile
My wife and I spent time in the car yesterday, traveling to the first of what will be at least a half dozen high school graduation parties. The trip was a great time to reflect on the opportunities today’s young people have for building their “woodpiles+” and why they absolutely should make it a priority for themselves.
One thing I’ve noticed over the last few years is that today’s youth have more opportunities than ever to be involved in their communities as volunteers.… Read the rest