“The most important thing about a family is that all the people in it love each other.” – Heather Has Two Mommies, by Lesléa Newman “Why is this controversial?” – Nathan, after reading Heather Has Two Mommies Heather Has Two Mommies was first published in 1989, after a lesbian couple who had just adopted a […]
It was a great day, but it started at 4:50, so I’m whooped. Dad, his brother, the boys, and I had a marvelous time. More later this week.
Lea, the boys, and I went to the Tennessee Aquarium yesterday, to notch a little something Spring Breaky and to check out the new Alligator Bayou exhibit. This is inside the freshwater building, in the first large habitat exhibit you encounter after the otters at the top. There are 12 American alligators, with a realistic-looking […]
On Wednesday, the U.S. Army charged Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Bergdahl, who walked away from his post in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban, was controversially exchanged last year for five senior Taliban leaders held in Guantanamo. These charges come despite strong indications that the White House tried to […]
In the wake of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB’s) thrilling, bracket-busting victory over Iowa State in the second round of the 2015 tournament, UAB president Ray Watts announced the immediate elimination of the UAB basketball program. “These young men have delivered an exciting victory for UAB, swelling the entire UAB family with joy. […]