Tag Archive: Family

Jun 08

Stephen’s Relay For Life? Event

Whether it’s a friend, a family member, or the neighbor down the street, we all know someone who has been touched by cancer. I recently lost my Mother to brain cancer and I know firsthand about the devastation any disease can bring to a family. I want to do something to make a difference. That’s …

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Mar 31

Martha Louise (Blann) Payton

I dedicate this post to my Dear Mother who recently passed away . . . Mum, You’ll be in my heart, forever! Longtime resident of Republic, MO, Marty Payton, was well known for her positive attitude and cheerful disposition, stood firm in her faith in Jesus Christ whom she loved with all her heart, maintained …

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Feb 26

Hades Hath No Fury Like . . .

OK, what’s the deal? I just don’t get it. I’ve heard that bad things happen in threes for many years now. It’s an urban legend, right? What if I were to tell you that bad things happen in dozens? Would you believe me? Today was truly a day from hell. Not only for me but …

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Jan 14

Insomniacs Untie!

Did you ever hear the joke about the dyslexic guy who couldn’t sleep? He was certain that others had similar issues and decided to form a support group. On the bulletin board at work he posted his first meeting invitation with the giant page title, “Insomniacs Untie!” Ok, so maybe it’s a little cheesy but …

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Jan 17

Ice Storm of the Decade!

Granted, the decade still has a few more years remaining. To name this post as I did when plenty of time exists for potentially worse disasters to strike Springfield, Missouri is proof-positive that last weekend’s successive storms are the worst we’ve had since I moving to this sleepy little Midwestern city. On Friday evening January …

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