RJ's Corner

Barns, barns, barns….

One of Yvonne and my hobbies is to take pictures of barns. Like many other things barns, at least the non-metal type are disappearing from our landscape every day. We are determined that we will help preserve them at least… Read More

Retirement Don’ts

  Don’t continually put off things you want to do until later. You never know how many days you still have on this earth especially when you are in your retirement years and the back door seems to… Read More

High School Memories…..

Let’s do another post on my high school days or maybe I should say where I lived during my high school days. As I mentioned before I went to a Catholic school from the first through the seventh… Read More

Memorable Quotes

Gregory A. Boyd – Author and pastor of  Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, Minnesota, Jesus reveals that, where God reigns, national walls will be torn down and national distinctions rendered insignificant. “In Christ,” Paul says, “there is neither… Read More


The picture here is of the Indianapolis 2002 IndyFest, or at least I believe that is what it was called.  It was put on by the Indiana Historical Society. Unfortunately this was the first and last one. I… Read More

I Believe

  I believe that Jesus meant us to be humble rather than proud. I believe that Jesus meant us to be selfless rather than selfish. I believe that humility and compassion are the two most important things all… Read More

Memorable Quotes

Will Rogers – New York Times, Apr. 29, 1930 Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. Or I could paraphrase this as “Stop… Read More

Retirement is a Meaningless Void….

The above title is somewhat of a shocker from a person like me who is reflecting on his retirement years. So, let me finish the sentence here. Retirement is a meaningless void until you make it otherwise. The… Read More


“Stuff” has been on my mind lately so I pulled out a November 2008 blog post on one of my other blogs and re-posted it below. I am in the process of cleaning out my barn and it… Read More

Happy Fall 2010!

Here it is the first day of fall. I will be glad to see the summer heat finally dissipate. Yesterday was 96 degrees and tomorrow is supposed to be in the 90s again so I guess we will have… Read More


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