Time of Transition

To the Lincoln Community, Staff, Faculty, Donors, Volunteers, Parents and kids. It is again my great pleasure to write to the entire community in my capacity as the Chairman of the Lincoln Village Preservation Corporation Board of Directors. With this letter the Board is announcing what will surely be a bittersweet moment in our ministry. … Continue reading Time of Transition

Ocular Melanoma, Five Years Out

      This is Deadly, We're Sorry So they started by saying "This is deadly, we're sorry."  Five years ago today, February 23rd 2011 is a day that forever changed my life, for the better. I will retell the story briefly, so I can guide others to survival and also have the opportunity to … Continue reading Ocular Melanoma, Five Years Out

The Land Trust & The Nature Conservancy

The outdoors are very important to me. I grew up on a farm north of Huntsville that was about 650 acres mostly leased out to a local cotton farmer called Buddy Darwin. The parts that Buddy did not use for row crops was a strip of mountainside that was heavily wooded and filled with deer and … Continue reading The Land Trust & The Nature Conservancy

Mapathon for Downtown Huntsville

There is a new event coming up in Downtown Huntsville called a Map-a-Thon.  It's a competition put on by Downtown Huntsville, Inc along with several friends and partners, including Solid Earth. Basically we are dividing the city into zones and recruiting teams to build models. Then, we'll score them on several criteria including accuracy and the … Continue reading Mapathon for Downtown Huntsville

Back from Orlando with Spring and a Roadmap

As we all get back to town from the big NAR event in Orlando there is much to do. First we have to rest our feet from walking the 72 miles (+/-) from Rosen North to Rosen South, from the Peabody to the Hilton and that’s not to mention the OCCC; the Orange County Convention Center … Continue reading Back from Orlando with Spring and a Roadmap

The Village Marketplace and the Power of Trust

Earlier this year I heard from my friend Susan Ross at Lincoln Village about an idea she had for a Thrift Store. It was really more than a thrift store, it was more like a community center/ thrift store / arts and crafts center / coffee shop. I loved Susan's vision but ultimately our effort … Continue reading The Village Marketplace and the Power of Trust

Barak or Mitt, that is the question

I don't talk about politics very often but it is something I believe we should talk about more, as a Nation. I don't find it distasteful at all, I am only advocating for my views, so here goes... Unlike some NRA friends of mine, I don't hate the President, I think he's a misguided social … Continue reading Barak or Mitt, that is the question

Lincoln Academy Tutoring Schedule

Passing along a message from our friend Susan Ross at Lincoln Village Ministry.  Lincoln Academy, the new school in Lincoln Village, is starting their new school year TODAY -- Praise the Lord!  The building is ready thanks to 100's of volunteers and the teachers are excited!  Lincoln Academy has 60 students this year and we would like … Continue reading Lincoln Academy Tutoring Schedule

Village Marketplace Inc is Open for Donations!!

We've been talking about this for a month but now we're ready to get going on the new store.  The space is open and available to accept donations, just call me or post here and we'll arrange to meet you at the store.  We have limited staff so the pickup and delivery schedule will be … Continue reading Village Marketplace Inc is Open for Donations!!