Why Wait?

Posted onSeptember 5, 2014 | by: Dustin Blumer | 0 comments

As a child of the 80s I love the movie The Karate Kid. And if you’ve seen the movie who can forget, “wax on, wax off” and “paint the fence.” Mr. Miyagi agrees to train Daniel in the art of Karate, but it seems to Daniel that he is just being given menial chores to do. But Daniel does it. He waxes Mr. Miagi’s cars, paints his fence, and sands his deck....Keep Reading

Unconditional Love

Posted onSeptember 5, 2014 | by: Dustin Blumer | 0 comments

I love vending machines. I don’t know if I would have made it through high school without them. I remember getting sodas like Surge and Josta (now relics of the past) and of course Mountain Dew to get me through the day....Keep Reading

Who's Going to Pick You Up?

Posted onJune 10, 2014 | by: Dustin Blumer | 0 comments

We all fall down. Here’s 3 famous people who made it big time who first fell. Walt Disney was fired by his newspaper editor who told him he lacked imagination and had no good ideas. ...Keep Reading

How Good Is Good Enough?

Posted onMay 23, 2014 | by: Dustin Blumer | 0 comments

I’ll never forget taking my ACT’s. Boy, am I glad that’s over. I have empathy for all our Lincolnway students who may be stressed out over that massive test. For me, my goal in taking the ACT’s was simple - I needed to get a 24 or better. 24 was all that was required for the college I was looking to get into. 24 was it. The good thing is I did good enough. I scored a 24 and never looked back....Keep Reading

The Upside of 'I Can't'

Posted onMay 23, 2014 | 0 comments

I believe that you can’t lick your elbow. Go ahead and try it - sitting in the comfort of your couch at home or cubicle. Maybe wait ‘til no one’s looking. But I would go as far to say there is no one in Frankfort who can lick their elbow. You just can’t....Keep Reading

Getting Unstuck

Posted onJanuary 17, 2014 | by: Dustin Blumer | 0 comments

Driving last week sure was crazy. Cold and snow equal slipping and sliding, at least for my small car. I was driving home on the ramp for I-355 when I saw a car stuck way down off the onramp. I looked at the amount of snow the car was suck in, and the distance from the road, and the steep incline to get back up and I wondered, "How is that car ever going to get unstuck?" ...Keep Reading