The P.A.

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

No Bigger Heart

On December 28th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by

hearts on clotheslineLong ago, we determined my love for human interest stories. Add to it the fact that I am forever on the side of the underdog. Heartwarming stories about real-life successes in spite of being dealt tough conditions are my favorite stories.

Well, be advised. I’ve found my favorite so far. His name is Devon Berry. I wish I knew him. Hopefully, someday we’ll meet. It would be my distinct pleasure. (more…)

The Real Stuff Makes Us Who We Are

On December 21st, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by

bag over headDr. Steve Buckingham, a man who disliked frivolous euphemisms, passed away on November 24, 2015. Among his many accomplishments as a doctor, I wish to extol his lesser-known achievements. (more…)

How to Be a Grown-Up

On December 14th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by

adulthood 101A week ago this past Thursday morning, I received a text message from my loving, caring and hot, albeit absent wife. She was in Boston for a meeting. I can’t give you much detail on the nature of her business while she was there, but the picture she sent me at precisely 7:34 a.m. was priceless. (more…)

A Human Interest Story of the Best Kind

On December 7th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by

red boxing glovesYes, I’m senescent. Recollection is fading on occasion. Not always, but every once in a while, I give people that confused, head-cocked, forehead-furrowed, blank stare that telegraphs that I have no idea what is being discussed. If a sentence starts out with “Hey, remember in 1980 when…,” I will have very little chance of remembering, unless of course it was of monumental status. Sports memories hold better than most other subjects. Likewise, movies stick to my memory – especially the great ones.   (more…)