Author Archives: John Schroeder

About John Schroeder

A spiritual pilgrim...who also happens to be a professional writer...one who enjoys sharing stories of his encounters along the way. Most days, those encounters are occurring in and around my community in Manchester, MO (St. Joseph Parish). For more about my commercial experience, see my Personal Links below. http://www.corpwrite.com/ http://www.linkedin.com/in/corpwrite https://withusstill.wordpress.com/

Today’s find: Still falling

Autumns come, and autumns go. Year on year, decade after decade. Even so, I can never seem to get the ratio correct: “leaf bag” to “actual leaf drop”.

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Today’s find: Gazing

From our grandkids’ perspective, the transformation now appears to be complete. And it is wonderful in their eyes.

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Today’s find: In the hunt

When the skunk scurried across the first fairway, perhaps I should have taken it as an omen. 

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Today’s find: 4-Irony

Here’s a great irony: I love to play a game – golf – that I am only marginally competent at playing.

And then there’s this: With each passing year, it seems, I surrender a bit more of my (already congenitally-limited) skills to time’s relentless march.

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Today’s find: Apples, in abundance

I developed a deeper appreciation for the expression “low-hanging fruit” when we went on an apple-picking expedition with our grandsons the other day.

Or perhaps I should say, a taller appreciation.

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Today’s find: Riverbend

Typically, a trip to the riverfront in Washington, MO, is an altogether pleasant affair – particularly when I’m in the company of my dear 92-year-old Mom.

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Today’s find: Big Shot

Something tells me, this particular golf ball does NOT conform to USGA specifications.

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Today’s find: Proximity

It was a lovely night for listening to the blues.

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Today’s find: Pre-School

Interesting: Grover seems to have invaded a corner of my “home office” space.

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Today’s find: Hopeful Expectation

We didn’t exactly breach the Gates of the Netherworld yesterday, but at least we delivered a good solid rap on the door. Continue reading

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