Austin Taylor penned the following lyrics in 1911.  They are some of the most meaningful to me; "Closer to Thee, near to Thy side, Closer dear Lord, I would abide; Hold me in Thy embrace, 'neath every smile of grace, Grant me, Thy child a place Closer to Thee." The Greeks wanted to see Jesus.  Parents … Continue reading Closer


I finally found a parking place downtown. Regretfully, the spot I found was a couple of blocks away from the restaurant. I thought the walk would not be difficult, boy was I wrong. Instead of walking to the corner to cross the street, I decided to jay-walk thinking I could save a couple of seconds if I just … Continue reading Easy