Tag Archives: Ray Visotski

What Are You Reading?

I was reminded today that I was supposed to be reading a book that was given to me by the man who could have been the inspiration for the  movie, “School of Rock.” Yes, I’m referring to the one and … Continue reading

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A Disc-Covery

It was on the evening of the last day of 1992 that Bill McNamara called and  gave me a New Year’s present. He offered me the priviledge of overseeing the rennovation of an 18,000 sq ft, water damaged, office building … Continue reading

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Twitter Wisdom

Sounds like a plan for work, home and well, . . . anywhere.

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Truth In Advertising

Two young boys walked into a pharmacy one day, picked out a box of tampons and proceeded to the checkout counter.  The pharmacist at the counter asked the older boy, “Son, how old are you?”  “Eight”, the boy replied. The … Continue reading

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I’ll be taking a brief hiatus from blogging as we are moving half way accross the Country next week  and my wife can’t do it all by herself.    Between working up until the day I move and preparing to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Les

Les Paul, the  father of the electric guitar would have celebrated his 101st bithday today, had he not died in 2009. Read about him here. I was the proud owner of a 1976, Les Paul Custom, shown in the photo. … Continue reading

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Minor Distractions, Pt. II

Yesterday, I wrote Minor Distractions.   Not labled “Part I” as I didn’t anticipate a  “Part II.” Sometimes,  reality  is stranger than fiction.  Consider this,  . . . Today was the day I was leaving the beach to head home … Continue reading

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Minor Distractions

We have been here five days and the fire alarm has gone off three times. Apparently, there is a problem with the heat/smoke detector in the elevator, mechanical room. Luckily, it has gone off during the middle of the day … Continue reading

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Faith vs. Proof

“Faith is different than proof: The latter is human; the former is a gift from God” Blaise Pascal        

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From the pen of Chuck Gallagher   It is important that one must stay alert and learn to tell the difference. . . my advice to me.  

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How To Care For Your Pack

      I spotted this picture on the wall at our veterinarian’s the other day.  I could not help but observe that there was one, critical rule left off. . .  “feed us”. A hungry dog is an anxious … Continue reading

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Writing The Pages

The introduction to the next chapter of our lives is underway.  After being recruited for and  turning down two  job offers over the last year, the third was the charm, and in a few weeks, after living in South Carolina … Continue reading

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Struggles, Revisited

It just goes to show you that there is often a disconnect between intent and perception.  I guess I blew it. We are meeting all  these challenges full of good cheer and with smiles on our faces.  That is what … Continue reading

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Ice Storms, Earthquakes & Oncologists

Ice Storms, Earthquakes & Oncologists was published a few days ago by a buddy of mine.  He shares a journey that many have traveled before and closes with poignant observations and questions. Kent is a college professor/administrator and we didn’t … Continue reading

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Coffee, Books, A Beach Chair & Alcohol

  Just a few days until I start the morning with the pre-chorus to Zac Brown’s Toes. I got my toes in the water, ass in the sand Not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand. Life is … Continue reading

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