Eulogy for a Boy Scout

By | July 26, 2022

[July 26, 2022]  Sunday morning I was informed that one of our Eagle Scouts, a Boy Scout since he was 7 years old (a Tiger Cub), had passed away in his sleep.  Any time we lose a loved one, good friend, or someone who showed promise, spirit, and friendliness, we mourn for their loss to us and our… Read More »

Start Chasing Responsibility

By | July 25, 2022

[July 25, 2022]  I hear folks I know always say the best time of their lives was when they were raising their kids.  That’s right, the most challenging time of their lives is the best time of their lives.  Psychological studies on people are consistent, reporting that couples with young kids are the least happy.  The question is,… Read More »

Barney Miller: making us Smile

By | July 24, 2022

[July 24, 2022]  It was with great interest that drove me to watch an old television sitcom from my past, Barney Miller (1975 to 1982), set in a New York City Police Department police station.  My wife, Nancy, is always looking for something to watch.  One day she said, “Hey, you got to see this show.”  I remembered… Read More »

Douglas R. Satterfield

The Best Man is a Very Dangerous Man

By | July 20, 2022

[July 20, 2022]  The best man is a very dangerous man, a man who has his internal monster under voluntary control.1  Everyone says, “You should be harmless, virtuous, you shouldn’t do anyone harm, you shouldn’t try to win, you don’t want to be too aggressive or too assertive.”  Wrong.  You should be an absolute monster, and then you… Read More »