Sal, Leno and Bob

He Got His Kicks on Route 66

Sal, Leno and Bob It’s June. Summertime means fun time. What better way to enjoy all of life’s pleasures than to take a road trip. Bob Walton shares his lifelong dream of traveling the U.S. countryside on Route 66 with his friend Sal. He  recalls the adventures on the over two thousand-mile trip.  Outrunning tornadoes, […]

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Dan Lavery – Peace Activist

Your life’s happiness depends on you I attended the same high school military academy, like my father and brother. I graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis. As an ensign, I navigated a jet aircraft for more than a year, and then navigated 300 marines to Vietnam. Just before I entered Vietnam as a conservative […]

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Nancy Virden

Nancy Virden – Writer

You will never be younger than you are today I always wanted to write a book, but did not know what to write about. It was always “someday” -someday I would figure it out, someday I would start. What made you decide to finally realize your lifelong dream? In 2011, I was at the point […]

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Jonita Mullins – Author

Step out of your comfort zone I was working as an executive director of a nonprofit organization. It was a one woman operation in Muskogee, OK. It started the organization because of my interest in historic preservation. When we lost our major financial supporter, the board of directors could no longer pay my salary. I […]

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Carol Gee – Author

Follow Your Passion Growing up, while I imagined someday writing the great American novel, my mother and the women in my village saw me, chalk in hand poised over a blackboard. Back then, teaching was one of the few career choices available to women in general, and to women of color in particular. I wrote sporadically. […]

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Rebecca Lacy – Writer

Take the pressure off yourself I always wanted to be a writer. In fact, it was one of my earliest dreams. As a child, I wrote stories for my own pleasure, and even unsuccessfully submitted a couple to magazines. Somewhere along the line I went astray. I got an MBA and spent the first part […]

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Michael Boyink – Fulltime Traveler

Step Out on Faith We were your typical home-schooling suburban family living in a 1,000 square foot ranch in Western Michigan. As Christians, we have personal values, so our children were always homeschooled. We weren’t caught up in the school system and its teaching and scheduling. I grew up taking long vacations. My Dad worked […]

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