Category Archives: Gordon’s Life

One of My Favorite Days

Several years ago one of my sisters sent me the following poem. It meant a lot to me, and I wanted to share it with you today: One of My Favorite Days (March Fourth) We all love Christmas. Halloween is scary sweet. … Continue Reading

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My Father’s Story

Grit The Life of Bobby Jean Bernhardt Born October 1929   I. A Hundred Years When I was young, I made a promise to myself that I’d live beyond a hundred, and I’m not about to make a liar of Bobby … Continue Reading

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A Tribute to My Mother

Grace The Life and Legacy of Irene Bernhardt January 6, 1936 – August 28, 2006   I.  A Flourish of Color and a Sweet Song She was born like a flourish of color against the dismal grey milieu of the … Continue Reading

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My Model L Steinway Piano

My good friend, Andy Millard, had heard about my piano and asked if he could create a video about my Model L Steinway Piano.  Here is what he prepared: Thanks, Andy!  I wish I could have been a better subject … Continue Reading

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From Gifford to Hickman

Pvt. Jonathan Lee Gifford was the first U.S. soldier killed in Iraq.  He was killed just two days into the war on March 23, 2003.  Spc. David Emanual Hickman was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq on November 14, … Continue Reading

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Turner Gill, A Class Act

As many of you know, I am an avid Nebraska football fan. One of my favorite players is Turner Gill. Turner led the Cornhuskers to a 28-2 record as a starter and is one of the most beloved Husker players … Continue Reading

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John Bowen Interviews Gordon Bernhardt

On August 24, 2012, I was interviewed via Skype by John Bowen, the CEO of CEG Worldwide.

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Sports Illustrated: In My Tribe

Most of the people who know me know that I love college football and, more specifically, the Nebraska Cornhuskers.  I never attended the University of Nebraska but I grew up on a farm in Nebraska.  There was always work to be done … Continue Reading

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Celebrating the Spirit of Volunteerism

After my niece, Dorothy, graduated from high school this year, she spent the summer with me. She did some work in my office, and we spent very enjoyable weekends sightseeing in the D.C. area. After a tour of Mount Vernon one … Continue Reading

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Nebraska

I was recently reminded of this video and thought I would share it.  The song was written by Kevin Marcy and sung by The Marcy Brothers.  (Kevin was two years behind me in high school.)  The video was shot in and around … Continue Reading

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