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2014 Brought New Things To Decatur

2014 was a busy year for Decatur and it was a pretty good one too.  Quite a few new businesses and construction projects were completed.  Hopes are high for 2015…

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My Photo Journal Look Back at 2014

Here’s a look back at some of my favorite photos of 2014… Visiting the Illinois State Museum in Springfield.  We enjoyed it. Last winter was cold, really cold and snowy…

No Twitter!

Twitter is currently not letting many of its users log in, including me.  Their service is pretty much down. Reading comments on others sites from Twitter users, I’ve realized some…

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The Sixth Extinction

The topic of my last speech in my public speaking class was about what many scientist are referring to as The Sixth Mass Extinction.  There have been five within the…

Our Christmas tree - 1975.

Remembering the Magic of Christmas

Everybody has Christmas memories and as a kid opening presents is what it’s all about.  The anticipation, the agonizing wait, the magic, the joy of finally ripping off the wrapping…