I sometimes worry as I age that I will lose a passion for the things that once drove me. There’s not been too much drop-off yet — I’m as wild about my wife as the first day I laid eyes on her, am crazy about our kids and still very passionate about my job. And when it comes to sports, I still love them, too.
While listening to Antoinette Welch, Hannah Project founder, speak at the Lebanon Noon Rotary Club meeting Tuesday, I couldn’t help but make connections with the situation at the University of Louisville.
A couple of weeks ago, my wife and I went on our third honeymoon: a cruise to The Bahamas. It’s difficult to list all the good things about it, but rest assured there was a lot of good fun, a lot of great sun and a lot of really good memories.
“It is impossible to struggle for civil rights, equal rights for blacks, without including whites. Because equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air: we all have it, or none of us has it. That is the truth of it.”
— Maya Angelou
Thumbs up to Habitat for Humanity, which will dedicate its 65th home in Wilson County this weekend. Juannashia Keeley and her daughters will get the keys to their new home Sunday. The build began Sept. 26.
I don’t know where to start. It’s amazing to think about some of the things that have taken place and been said (*cough* Carson) in the last week, or so. From Carson to college football, issues and “opportunities for improvement” have been highlighted lately.
“People with mental health problems are almost never dangerous. In fact, they are more likely to be the victims than the perpetrators. At the same time, mental illness has been the common denominator in one act of mass violence after another.”
— Roy Blunt
Labels are funny. On one hand, they help keep us organized. They give our lives structure and order and help us identify certain things. On the other, they limit us in several ways. They have a way of overriding our senses and judgment and modifying our personalities.