The P.A.

A weekly address from Patrick Adams,
President of St. Louis Community Credit Union

If Tomorrow Never Comes

On October 27th, 2014, posted in: Uncategorized by

sunriseI had an anniversary of sorts not too long ago. Not a birthday or a wedding or anything like that. Let’s just say it was a date on the calendar that allowed for reflection coupled with the celebration of life. It was a great day, to say the least.  (more…)

Special Pictures Are the Best

On October 20th, 2014, posted in: Uncategorized by

woman with cameraIsn’t life a bunch of pictures? Think about it. Because we don’t have 360-degree peripheral vision, our mind snaps a picture at any given point in time. The phone, which now is the source of all of our selfies and snapped pictures, has established boundaries. So do the pictures — they’re framed. Memories also have the boundaries of time. The picture fades over the years, and new pictures take shape.  (more…)

Lock It Down, Folks

On October 14th, 2014, posted in: Uncategorized by

lock on warehouse doorThe front door of the White House was unlocked. You’re kidding me, right? The front door of my house is not unlocked. It’s locked all of the time. Every minute of every day.  So is my garage door. So is the door leading into the house from the garage — and every other door, for that matter. Why? For a few reasons. First, security experts recommend it. Two, I want to protect my family. And three, I’ve got stuff that I want to remain mine.  (more…)

What Are You Doing with Your Currency?

On October 6th, 2014, posted in: Uncategorized by

plane over clouds

I was staring out of the window because I had no choice. The plane was packed and the guy in the middle seat was violating space in every direction. He was a big ol’ dude, to say the least. I would have felt sorry for him stuck in the middle seat if I were in a different row. Instead, I was the guy most on my mind, jammed up against the inner wall of the plane like the last coat of paint. (more…)