Author Archives: Jaren

A shot heard around the world

Do we stroll through life wondering if we are making a difference? Are there times we make a significant contribution completely unaware! We just returned from Boston walking the “Freedom Trail” taking time to learn about our American history. I … Continue reading

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Pawns in a political game

Our experiment with democracy has been a beacon to the world. Certainly, we have had times of great trial as we settle into an ever-improving environment where individual freedoms allow for personal growth and community development. Still, the world’s population … Continue reading

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Why do I support Greg Johnson for House seat 46?

Because Greg will effectively represent us and our current representative is underserving our area. On Greg Over the last decade in which I have had the opportunity to get to know Greg, I have found him to be a remarkable … Continue reading

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Protected: If you hang your hat on one thing; be careful

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Protected: People disliked the traveling salesman

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34 years together and counting

34 years ago, the girl of my dreams and I committed to each other in vows of matrimony. At that time I felt I was the luckiest man alive. Now, 34 years later with four fabulous children and five grandchildren, … Continue reading

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The Secret of Civility

More so than ever before our society is placing people in boxes; boxes of us versus them! Our influence comes twenty four hours a day from technology that is bombarding us as it carefully places our interests into pigeon holed … Continue reading

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Once upon a time

More so than ever before our society is placing people in boxes; boxes of us versus them! Our influence comes twenty four hours a day from technology that is bombarding us as it carefully places our interests into pigeon holed … Continue reading

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Our manipulated world

Suicide is on the rise and professionals say we can do something about it. Many times hope is all that is needed by those affected. This can be as simple as words from a stranger asking “are you okay?” A … Continue reading

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HBA New Building Committee

History My earliest recollection of the idea of a new building came when Ross Holliday, who at the time was chair of Governmental Affairs, suggested we consider the idea as a resource for non-dues revenue. Since that time and over … Continue reading

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