The Endangered Ozark Giraffe

The Ozark Mountains are dotted with odd-looking houses built during the Great Depression. When I was a kid, they served as a reminder of our “hillbilly” past and, compared to the new fangled pre-fab homes, they were out of date. It wasn’t until a handful of them came on the chopping block in my hometown that I learned a valuable lesson about these homes and what they told us about those that built them.

Protection, Kansas

There’s a lot of talk about vaccines these days. There was another time in our history the rush to vaccinate the populace was being undertaken – this time against the scourge of polio. The Nationwide effort began in a tiny community in Flyover Country, the aptly named Protection, Kansas.

Where Do We Go From Here?

Now that we can see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, it’s time for a review. What’s the take away from our experience this past year?

I discuss small business, education and family with three friends in those fields of pursuit. What things have gone the way of the dinosaur and what’s here to stay? Click the link below to here the story!