All posts by Justin Elrod

  • Time To Fix The Roof

    “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” – John F. Kennedy In his 1962 State of the Union Address, President...

  • Two Decisions Every Parent Must Make

    Welcoming a new child into the family is one of the most exciting things a person can experience. It can also be terrifying, and it...

  • Focus on What You Can Change

    At 2:00 am on Sunday, March 8, 2020, Daylight Saving Time will begin (again), and most Americans are not thrilled about it. The obvious and...

  • The Christmas Clause

    Even Santa had a contingency plan. We know because The Santa Clause showed us the well-planned steps Santa took to prepare for unexpected tragedy. In...

  • The Tale of Three Joggers

    It seems to me that people run for a wide variety of reasons. When questioned by curious observers on his famous run across the country,...

  • Untitled

    War Memorial Stadium has seen its share of historical events since its completion in 1947. It hosted its first football game on September 19, 1948,...

  • If Marilyn Monroe were alive today, she would have anticipated her 93rd birthday on June 1, 2019. Although she was typecast in the role of...

  • No Crying In Baseball

    Tom Hanks was wrong. There really is crying in baseball. At least there was on July 4, 1939, when Lou Gehrig addressed Yankees fans (and...

  • The Day the Music Died

    February 3, 2019, marks the sixtieth anniversary of the plane crash that resulted in the untimely deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and “The Big...

  • Grateful

    Johnny Cash sings a song that begins, “One day near Christmas when I was just a child, Mama called us together and Mama tried to...