Kids, don’t eat dishwasher detergent. That’s where we are today, here, now, societally. You know, I tend to magnify my parental shortcomings. In a certain frame of mind, it’s far easier for me to recall things I wish I’d handled differently, or just out-and-out mistakes, than it is for me to remember triumphs. But then […]
Somewhere on the series of tubes this week I encountered the term “micro-cheating” and thought “hmmm, that sounds like I could get a post out of it.” And here it is. But it’s not the post I thought I was going to write. I thought it would be about closeness in general. I was prepared to […]
A few morning-after thoughts on Alabama’s 17th national championship, and the game that secured it: I knew we would see a different Alabama team in the second half, but I expected to see most of the difference on defense (and indeed, they obviously did come out nasty enough to get the job done). Seeing Tua […]
I haven’t had a favorite soft drink in quite a long time. But today, after a lengthy courtship, I think it’s fair to say I’ve committed to Diet Rite. Originally made and distributed by Royal Crown Cola and today owned by Dr Pepper, the current Diet Rite cola is free of caffeine, sugar, sodium, and […]
And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus.” – Luke 1:30-31 Merry Christmas. God be with you this season and throughout 2018.