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 By Greg Asimakoupoulos    Columns    July 17, 2012

And the rest is history

One of the highlights of this summer was playing tour guide to two sets of cousins visiting our community from Norway. Each group was making the most of their time-off to explore the United States. When I asked how much vacation time they were given...

 
 By Greg Asimakoupoulos    Columns    July 10, 2012

A mother’s persistent love

In the summer of 1957 Isabel McMurray and her husband were on vacation in Chicago. They’d left their teenage son Scott at home in Decatur, Georgia. Before leaving “the Windy City” to drive home, Isabel scribbled a handwritten note...

 
 By Greg Asimakoupoulos    Columns    April 17, 2012

Beware of icebergs on Life’s journey

This month marks the one hundredth anniversary of the day that the most famous of all ships carried 1,522 people to their watery graves. Did you know that the Titanic was three football fields long? She was eleven stories tall and ninety-two feet...

 
 By Greg Asimakoupoulos    Columns    July 13, 2010

Remembering a life well lived

The sports world is mourning the death of a true legend. John Wooden was an amazing man who touched our culture in remarkable ways. Although he reached many milestones in his life, he failed to achieve one that was on the near horizon. He fell short...