All the Derby talk got you interested in horses? We interviewed Mary Midkiff a few years back about her routine as an active horse trainer at the time. We loved the mental picture we got reading about her time at the barn as part of her daily routine. Your assistant has … [Read more...] about Love Horses?
Carol Butler, president and CEO of Butler Books, continues to publish books so she can keep her husband’s legacy alive. “My husband Bill and I founded Butler Books in 1989,” says Carol, 70. “When Bill died of cancer in 2009, it was very important to me and to our sons that we … [Read more...] about The Written Word Endures and So Does She
Edie Davis Tidwell sang her first solo in elementary school in Moore, Oklahoma. That first performance would lead her to a career in opera, orchestral recitals, and teaching voice at the University of Louisville. Edie sang with the Kentucky Opera, Louisville Orchestra, Louisville … [Read more...] about What a Career! Singing in the Opera
At 84, Paul Carmony is almost as busy now as when he worked for insurance giant Humana. Paul retired from the company in 1998 and began volunteering for St Vincent de Paul, where he has volunteered for more than 20 years. The General, as he’s affectionately known, has no plans to … [Read more...] about “Make It All Count”
Why is Marita Willis working so hard? “I just think that’s part of my spiritual gift,” says Marita, 65, chief empowerment officer of Hope Collaborative, a community development program serving immigrant children and their families. “The base that we serve is an eclectic … [Read more...] about When It’s With Purpose, It Doesn’t Feel Like Work