Leave it to Irvie: Goes Out With a Giggle

It’s been quite a week around here, since Dad died February 22nd. In honor of the fact that he died on George Washington’s birthday, a profile picture which I thought looked a bit presidential is  featured. Also, before we go any further, I apologize that this post at least twice as long (or more) than… Continue reading Leave it to Irvie: Goes Out With a Giggle

To Nag, or Not To Nag?

wtad.com/white pages/6.22.17 Bobbe White Define nag: noun 1. annoy or irritate (a person) with persistent fault-finding or continuous urging. 2. horse especially : one that is old or in worn-out condition. Nag comes from Middle English nagge; akin to Dutch negge small horse. First known use: 15th century. In other words, women have been nagging… Continue reading To Nag, or Not To Nag?

On Losing Things and How to Find Them

WTAD-White Pages-6/15/17 Bobbe White Are you acquainted with the prayer to St. Anthony, the patron saint of all things lost? St. Anthony is currently the one praying…for a rest. He’s worked overtime for me lately. Those of you who have confused look on your face may not understand; St. Anthony is available to all faiths.… Continue reading On Losing Things and How to Find Them

SPRING MUSINGS

Wtad.com/white pages/4.13.17                                                                                                          … Continue reading SPRING MUSINGS

alzHACKer’s disease:  Helpful hacks for improving your communication efforts

Written for WTAD White Pages 4-7-17 Bobbe White                                                                                              … Continue reading alzHACKer’s disease:  Helpful hacks for improving your communication efforts

It’s Almost Time: Teams for Tots

  wtad.com/white pages/3.30.17/Bobbe White Ahhhhh, spring and summer sports. To a child, it’s like Christmas. Hear them singing? “T-balls roasting in the summer sun…” “Deck the pool with lots of chlorine, fa-la-la-la-la…” “Hark the herald grass and sand traps!” “Tennis balls are coming to town!” What an exciting time! There are uniforms to buy, schedules and… Continue reading It’s Almost Time: Teams for Tots

ONE ROSE, COMING UP!

WTAD.COM/WHITE PAGES 21517 Bobbe White The red crush of Valentine’s Day is over.We all somehow survived. It’s always interesting around an office, even if you’re not a fan of the holiday. ESPECIALLY if you’re not a fan. Why? Because we performed complicated algorithms on how many floral orders were delivered in direct correlation to total… Continue reading ONE ROSE, COMING UP!

The Gift of a Lifetime…Literally

Written for wtad.com by Bobbe White 2/02/17 After his dad, Jim, died last year, Ted Johnson was cleaning out his father’s possessions, when he ran across an LP album. The record label was titled, “Irv Schecter: This is your life.” It was recorded in 1957, by H & H studios, 638 Maine St., Quincy IL. Irv… Continue reading The Gift of a Lifetime…Literally

ICE, TRIPLE LUTZ and TUTUs

WTAD.COM- WHITE PAGES-1/19/17 Bobbe White Friday 1/13/17, before multiple inches of ice rained on our world, thousands of residents created the grocery stores’ version of Black Friday. The entire Midwest vicinity would be eating mountains of French toast for days, with their apocalyptic purchases: bread, milk and eggs. Oh, and beer. The store lines replaced… Continue reading ICE, TRIPLE LUTZ and TUTUs

Why Do We Live Here?

Written by Bobbe White for “The White Pages”  WTAD.COM Why Do We Live Here? Frankly on weekends like the last one, I do not know.  It was simply too cold and icy to justify; too treacherous to visit family, stay upright while attempting to walk into work or do anything, really. All of this on… Continue reading Why Do We Live Here?