Rekindle For a New Year

Kay Orr

Have you ever wondered why so many people make New Year’s resolutions? Resolutions cover everything from weight loss to reorganization, healthy living to keeping those pesky papers graded.  Resolutions provide a new way to reach a goal as well as a recommitment to staying on track. People enjoy the … [Read more...]

Maintaining Your Engine

Kay Orr

While working on his online driver ed course, my 16-year-old son asked, “Mom, why do I have to know how the engine works in order to finish driver’s ed?” “Well, because it’s helpful to know the most efficient way something operates, so you can take better care of it.” With a slight glimmer of … [Read more...]

Protesting Freedom, Really?

Kay Orr

Many of you have, no doubt, heard of the impending protest by an atheist organization at this year’s Convention. While the word “protest” sounds scary, its definition is quite simple: “an expression or declaration of objection, disapproval, or dissent, often in opposition to something a person is … [Read more...]

Taking the Good With the Bad

Kay Orr

What is that old saying? April showers bring May flowers. I have to say that spring is a glorious time around our house. I love the sound of the birds, the smell of the garden soil as I water our newly planted seeds, the warmth of the sunshine on my face, and the feeling of renewed energy brought to … [Read more...]

Know the Lingo

Kay Orr

As I stood surrounded by young men dressed in camouflage and boxes of unopened merchandise, I listened intently to the sounds that filled the air: The crunch of airsoft pellets under my cowboy boots, the distinctive “ping” they make as they hit designated targets, and an occasional, “Ha! Missed me!” … [Read more...]

December 2012 Leader Letter

Planting trees

In Search of Light A Note from Kay Sites of Interest Regional Activities Video Link: Legacy of Freedom Helping Hand Social Waters Featured Article: Making Meaningful Christmas Memories Holiday Recipe Wise Words Stay Connected View December 2012 Leader Letter. … [Read more...]

November 2012 Leader Letter


Play Intense; Stay Humble A Note from Kay SLC Schedule Sites of Interest Regional Activities Stay Connected State Leadership Conference Featured Article: Leadership Humility View the November 2012 Leader Letter. … [Read more...]