Lightning Strikes

 I was introduced this week to the story of Roy Sullivan. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, he is the person on the planet who survived the most lightning strikes. Roy was hit by lightning seven times. He suffered injuries of several kinds as one bolt...

Reaching The Mark

How do you measure a life? As a boy, I loved the measurement defined by the marks on the doorpost. I grew quickly, I was within an inch of my present height in 8th grade. So, I could see my progress over the months. I caught up to my mother’s height in grade school...