Stafford & Frigo

Stafford back with Frigo

Looking forward to being back on the radio with Jim Wednesday morning after time off dealing with the loss of my Mom, Glada Stafford, who passed away last Wednesday, April 6.

Mom was a retired teacher, teaching 25 years, mostly fifth grade, at Marked Tree Elementary School.

Someone sent me this piece, supposedly written by Charles Schultz, the creator of Peanuts, although Snopes.com says Charles didn’t write it.  Whoever wrote it, I love it, and I share it with you.

Trey Stafford

Just want you to know, you are the special people I remember.  Thanks for making a difference.

1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world.

2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.

3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America contest.

4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer prize.

5. Name the last decade’s worth of World Series winners.

6. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for Best Actor and Best Actress.

How did you do?

The point is, none of us remember the headliners of yesterday.

There are no “second-rate” achievers. They are the best in their fields.

But the applause dies. Awards tarnish. Achievements are forgotten.

Accolades and certificates are buried with their owners.

Here’s another quiz. See how you do on this one:

1. List a few teachers who aided your journey through school.

2. Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult time.

3. Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile.

4. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated.

5. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.

6. Name half a dozen heroes whose stories have inspired you.

Easier?

The lesson:

The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards.
They are the ones who care.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

Fresh
beatles

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

in Music

This week’s top country tracks

floridageorgia

LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Music

Taylor Swift ‘Shakes Off’ country image

taylorswift

The "Shake It Off" singer fought with her record label to ditch her country girl image and become a pop star.

in Entertainment

TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’

honeybooboo

The hit reality TV show is off the air after allegations family matriarch Mama June is dating a convicted sex offender.

in Entertainment

Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in new biopic

bale

The "Dark Knight" star will portray the late Apple Computer co-founder.