Coronavirus #3: The Real Heroes & Role Models

The coronavirus epidemic has taught us a few important lessons. One of those lessons is really a reminder of what we already know to be true.  The real heroes are not athletes and entertainers. Simply being in a high profile position or viewed regularly on television does not make someone a positive role model. The past few weeks has demonstrated …

Coronavirus Post #2: What is Our Civic Responsibility?

Undoubtedly, most of you have seen this photo of college students partying on spring break smack dab in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak. This happened about the time that entire states issued “stay at home” mandates and shut down entire sectors of our economy. The main reason that students maintained their spring break plans was because coronavirus mainly affects …

Coronavirus 2020 – What Will You Do with Your Time?

The Coronavirus has taken a strong hold on the world, including America and the American economy. This virus originated in China in early January when a few individuals ate a bat. This gave them a new virus, something that has never been seen before, thus there was no vaccine or treatment. The virus spread wildly through China and then on …

Silent Farmers Allow Family to Buy Back Family Farm

A few years ago, a grandfather died. He owned an 80-acre farm that had been willed down from his grandfather to his father and finally to him. However, instead of willing it to his son, David, he willed it to his brother. The brother had zero interest in running the farm, so he decided to sell it at auction. The …

Manners People

A big part of character is manners. Sometimes it’s as simple as “please and thank you”, opening up doors for others and “have a nice day.” It’s truly the simple things that go a long way. This is true in every culture, not just here in America. So, when I saw this video, I just cringed. In China, a man …

Remembering the Life of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant was a husband and father of four daughters, just like me. Unlike me, he was one of the greatest basketball players to ever live.  He played his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers and won 5 championships. He ranks 4th on the list of most points scored in the NBA. On Sunday, his helicopter flew into a …

A Touching Story About Rosa Parks and Mike Ilitch

Everyone knows the story of Rosa Parks, or at least everyone should. In 1954 she was the brave soul who refused to give up her seat on the bus for a white man. You see, in Montgomery and many other places in the south, whites sat in the front of the bus and blacks sat in the back. On this …

Cheaters Never Win… Or Do They?

In 2017, the Houston Astros won the World Series. It was the first time they won the championship in their storied history. What a moment! The players went crazy, jumping up and down at the mound after they closed out the victory. There was just one problem – they cheated. You see, the catcher on the team provides signs between …

Company Gives Employees $10 million at Christmas Party

St. Johns Properties, a Maryland-based real estate company had recently hit a target goal of developing 20 million square feet of office space. To celebrate this milestone, the owner of the company decided to provide a Christmas bonus of $10 million. The bonus was spread out to 198 employees based on years of service to the company. The average bonus …