April 25, 2019

Making lives better

August 4, 2017

“What do you do?” It seems like a simple question, one that we all are asked on a regular basis when we meet someone new. Most of us answer with our title, position or craft […]

With Gratitude

May 11, 2017

With a new calendar year upon us it’s a fitting time to take a stock of all that was accomplished in the last twelve months. We look back on 2016 and are filled with appreciation […]

Make the right decision

December 28, 2016

“Truly superior pilots are those who use their superior judgment to avoid those situations where they might have to use their superior skills.” This was a safety slogan I once saw on a poster in […]

Room to grow

April 1, 2016

Growing up surrounded by the construction industry, I remember there weren’t many women around the job sites my dad or my grandfather would bring me to. I would hear stories about superintendents and foremen – […]

What Is Past Is Prologue

January 1, 2016

Inscribed on the base of a limestone statue titled “Future” before the National Archives in Washington, DC, is the message, “What is Past is Prologue.” These words are as mighty as the awe-inspiring building itself […]

Bring Back The Two-Way Radio

October 1, 2015

Communication technology today is, for the most part, amazing. I say this because it isn’t totally amazing. During its evolution, technology has enabled, indeed forced us to abandon critical components of communication that are essential […]

Be Safe

July 1, 2015

I am going to ask each of you to be very serious for a moment and answer one difficult question for me: what would it mean to your family and those who love you if […]


April 1, 2015

Someone once said that “success is when you look back at your life and the memories make you smile.” As I look back at my forty-year career at O&G, one of the things that makes […]