• Current Events,  My Thoughts on Things

    My Thoughts on Aunt Jemima

        Recently it has been announced that Quaker Oats will be changing the name of all the products currently labelled as “Aunt Jemima”. They will also be removing the likeness of the woman we have all come to know as Aunt Jemima. Here are my thoughts on this. The Irony I can’t help but notice the irony of a company called “Quaker Oats” is changing the name of this long respected brand. The company’s name refers to what could be viewed as a racial stereotype. What came to be known as the “Quaker Movement” was a started by a nab named George Fox. This group has strong feelings about peace…

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    Is Senior Year… Ruined?

    Senior year is supposed to be the high light of your school years. THIS is what you have worked hard for 12 years of school to reach. It’s supposed to be a year of celebrations, parties, and achievements. Sadly, in the face of COVID-19, otherwise known as the Coronavirus, none of this may happen for millions of high school seniors around the country. My son is one of those seniors.  As I write this my son is out of school, not for spring break, but due to concerns related to COVID-19. Next week would be his normal spring break, so, he’s now out of school for two weeks… or more.…

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    Welcome

    Over the years I have done a BUNCH of writing. From some strange fiction and fairly good, but slightly disturbing poetry in high school to my own personal and ministry blog (sorry that site is down right now), to writing on leadership for Orange Leaders, to writing feature articles for local magazines. Through all of that what I’ve really come to love is helping people and businesses share their stories. Stories allow us to connect with people and businesses in a way that simple advertising really can’t. It allows for a personal connection. This is great. The only problem is that a lot of people and business owners have a…