Originally published October 7, 2018. Another summer is in the scrapbooks--another season of long car trips with squabbles in the back seat. Right now it may not seem like it was a lot of fun. Give it a little time.
Originally published September 30, 2018. We needed some dignity for the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings, and instead both sides sent in the clowns.
Originally published September 23rd 2018. A surprising number of adults are unfamiliar with a product called Juul, and the highly negative health impact it's having on today's teenagers. Here's a chance to educate yourself, and examine the (Un)intended consequences.
Originally published on September 23, 2018. Moments of clarity have a way of barging into even the most routine life. And they often arrive with a phone call. Perhaps you'll see yourself in what happened next.
Originally published September 9, 2018. So what does a white guy like me know about racism? Read on and judge for yourself. It's a story that despite time and distance keeps coming back.
Originally published September 2, 2018 John McCain was a feisty patriot--a man who was never afraid to mix it up, but always within the limits of decency. In this age of ugliness, it's worth remembering how we used to act in this country, and not so long ago.
Originally published August 26, 2018. What happens when you find yourself doing something that you've told yourself for years that you "never" do? You back up in a hurry.
Originally published on August 19, 2018. Our faith in God sometimes comes with a heavy price. The grand jury report from Pennsylvania concerning the church cover up of 300 pedophile priests at the expense of trusting children is a dark reminder of human failure in our reach toward the divine.
Originally published August 12, 2018. It can take a long time to figure out your father, but until you do you can't fully figure out yourself. In my case it took fifty years.
Originally published on August 5, 2018. A young kid, some accidental blood, and pigtails. Here's what happens when you can't afford the doctor.