Someone helping another person up a mountain

With a Little Help from My Friends

  A few months ago I wrapped up the fall session of the creative writing…


Wooden lawn chair on the beach

Make the Most of Every Moment

  College has been a hot topic in our house. Two weeks ago, we moved TJ,…


Paper airplane soaring through the sky

Lift-Off

  I want to take a moment to thank all the readers of Lessons from the…


Planet earth, rising sun and moon

Notes from the Universe

  I have something to share with you. It’s going to sound strange, but…


Rainbow over a grassy meadow

The Sunny Side

  Yesterday I was guest speaker at the Greensboro Optimist Club. I gave a…


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Colin Hay - A Man Among Men

  My music collection is eclectic. If there is one thing in life I strive…


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Life & Whatnot

When I started Lessons from the Cockpit last year, my goal was simple: write…