Celebrating 21 Years

7,670 DAYS. 184,080 HOURS. 11,044, 800 MINUTES. 662,688,000 SECONDS.   At today’s end, our first 21 years in business makes it mark in time. Looking back, it seems like a blink – admittedly some days brought some anxiety 🙂 but WHAT AN AMAZING RIDE! God is Amazing. Not only did He bless me with this… Read more »


Once in a while the right people come into your life and never leave. They are the people that celebrate you on your brightest days, but also comfort you on your darkest nights. These people are more than just friends – they are our SQUAD – we hold onto them, protect them and love them… Read more »


STORMS. 11 PM–Still hearing some ‘thunder boomers’ here in The Neighborhood–the Reedy will be thundering in the morning–I am staying put and will stroll down to the River St. bridge in the morning. Wrapping up a long but productive work day here @ West Court – several projects launching by 3/31 and early April –… Read more »

Circa 1971

Circa 1971–hard to fathom that is now 50 years ago. My early teen years – 8 track worn out. ‘Put your hand in the hand of the man who stilled the water; Put your hand in the hand of the man who calmed the sea. Take a look at yourself and you can look at… Read more »

Having Enough

A Thought for our Tuesday dating back awhile “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” – Epicurus, Greek philosopher (341 BC – 270 BC)

Just a Spark

Sometimes life is just hard, but hard does not mean impossible. There will be times when we will break, but it does not mean we are broken. It is in those times we find our inner strength and let it light the fire in us. Remember that we do not need a giant flame to… Read more »

Happy Trails Thursday

Colors in The Neighborhood so vibrant before the recently cloudy days–even the skyline shows out. And the progress on the new Grand Bohemian is remarkable! A busy day ahead here @ West Court–stay safe and vigilant today–look like the severe weather may be targeting our friends in the Midlands. A challenge for us today –… Read more »

Beannaithe faoi dhó.

When I count my blessings this early Scotch-Irish morning in The Neighborhood @ West Court, I count you twice. Beannaithe faoi dhó.

Master of the Wind

A 1984 Hemphills classic vinyl on the victrola this rainy Tuesday morning…   ‘My boat of life sails on a troubled sea Whenever there’s a wind in my sails. But I have a Friend who watches over me When the breeze turns into a gale.   I know the Master of the wind I know… Read more »

Through It All

I thank God for the mountains, and I thank Him for the valleys, I thank Him for the storms He brought me through. For if I’d never had a problem, I wouldn’t know God could solve them, I’d never know what faith in God could do. Through it all, I’ve learned….