Green Eggs & No Ham?

Happy Friday, y’all! Recently I’ve been asked a few times what the heck is up with my chosen URL name (greeneggsnohamforsam). So I thought I’d let you into my world a little more, and explain why I chose such a kitschy name. First things first, my name is Sam. But you already knew that. I […]

Lessons From My Father

It’s only when you grow up, and step back from him, or leave him for your own career and your own home. It’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. – Margaret Truman Over the past few months, I have been trying to strengthen my relationship with my dad. It […]

‘Tis the Season

My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that? – Bob Hope The beginning of December marks my favorite time of year. With three weeks to go until Christmas Eve, I am passing the time […]

Let Them Eat Turkey

With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, it’s only right that we take a second to remember how it all began, and everything we have to look forward to come November 28. Apart from just the food. Although the “first” Thanksgiving was held in 1621, it was not until 1863 when President Abe Lincoln declared […]

Had I Known You

Vibrant. Social. Lively. Kind. That’s how everyone describes you. Had I known you I’m sure I would have agreed with them. You weren’t all that tall, but you had a presence about you. You made yourself known when you walked into a room – not in a pompous, arrogant sort of way, but with the […]