Author: Leton Harding

Letters From Leton: In Flew Enza

“I had a little Bird Its name was Enza I opened up the window and In flew Enza” In 1918 a terrible world flu outbreak occurred. In America alone, over 600,000 folks passed. Dr. Joseph Smiddy shared with me that he had asked his great aunt about the times and the impact on folks in… Read more »

Letters From Leton: When Things Click!

Have you ever tried to do something that was very hard for you but seemed easy for others? Maybe it was learning to play an instrument. Solve a math problem. Ride a bike. Work a farm tractor. I suspect that frustration welled up in you-internal doubt about your capabilities. Maybe even anger! Perhaps this was made… Read more »

Letters From Leton: Y2K (Plus 20)

My how time flies. 20 years ago at this time of year, bankers (including me) were very worried about what would happen when the clock struck midnight on December 31, 1999. We, like many banks, had literally millions of dollars in cash in our vaults. Some customers had taken their funds out of the bank in… Read more »