Parker’s Perspective: Family Films Send Powerful Message

Parker’s Perspective: Family Films Send Powerful Message

There are many movies this time of year that my family enjoys watching. Home Alone, Die Hard, A Christmas Story, and many others. I always watch It’s a Wonderful Life, and The Wizard of Oz. There is an underlying theme in these films that we may not fully comprehend. Each deal with facing fear, standing down […]

Will Scott Maddox Be The Last One?

Will Scott Maddox Be The Last One?

When recently asked what my greatest failure in life has been, I realized my view of failure is different from others. History teaches us, from Thomas Edison to Walt Disney, that failure is often a necessity for sustained success. The year 2012 was a tough one for my family. I lost an election for the […]

Parker’s Perspective: Ancestry/DNA is the Kind of Initiative the School District is Missing

Parker’s Perspective: Ancestry/DNA is the Kind of Initiative the School District is Missing

With the current state of our government, we have witnessed a corresponding rise in thuggish behavior. Our diversity, which in good times is recognized as a strength, is portrayed by opportunistic barkers as something to be afraid of. There are several ways to counter this, including two things we see now: public protest at major […]