I have enjoyed the poetry of William D. May of Chicago. It has an uplifting and encouraging tone. This is SUMMER. More to follow.
The grass is growing, the trees sprouting leaves and the days are now sunny.
Bees are humming and gathering nectar to make honey.
Here is Jenny Bradford's report about a trip taken by her and her husand Bill of Brisbane, Australia to Vanuatu in early August 2018. Here is what Jenny Bradford wrote to me:
While in California, we visited the headquarters of Facebook in Menlo Park in Silicon Valley on August 9, 2018. It is the world's most widely-used social media platform subscribed to by two and a half billion people. That includes the other familiar services of Instagram and WhatsApp, also owned by Facebook. An astounding 25,000 people work for Facebook.
For the longest time, I had wanted to visit the Marych's in Edmonton. They have always been a part of our family because of their being good friends of our parents during World War II and afterward. I also wanted to hear their story about our parents. So, in August 2003 Bev and I flew to Edmonton and spent a few evenings with them. We also went to a Ukrainian Day event celebrating Ukraine's Independence. it was 12 or so years after Ukraine became independent. Below are three one hour unedited videos.
Oh, to be in Texas
Now that spring is there,
With bluebonnets and daffodils
And golden sunbeams in her hair.
This is the Way - Walk Ye In It
This is the Way of God above
It's the language of ”Everlasting Love”
On May 29, 2018 Tom Sutton, owner of the Cincinnati Eastgate Chick-Fil-A store spoke to our Batavia Rotary Club. His presentation was interesting in that he brought out lessons about relationships and management of people that bring about successful results.
THE LOOKING GLASS
When I realize how my life's been spent
Making a self-image for the world to see,
And how that picture has now been rent
By God's assessment of what makes me, me,