Sep 272017
 

I’m over here shopping for a new fall/early winter sport for 2018 and not having much luck. I thought it might be ice hockey. Unfortunately, the NHL has the same problem with CTE the NFL has, only they’re five to ten years behind the NFL in acknowledging it. Sigh. Maybe I’ll try college hoops from […]

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Sep 112017
 

I had a hard time writing a Facebook status about 9/11 today. I wanted to be accurate, but I didn’t want to invite argumentative nonsense. I finally went with Renewed anger and sadness as I remember 9/11 and its aftermath. I am sad. Almost 3,000 innocents said goodbye to their loved ones that morning for […]

 Posted by at 1:48 pm
Aug 142017
 

Sunday morning, my pastor told me he wants me to talk more. (Well, he told all of us.) He was specifically talking about the kind of talk I really don’t like—that which we do largely or solely because we’ve conditioned ourselves to be uncomfortable with silence. I don’t mean talking with anyone you see regularly, […]

 Posted by at 11:32 pm
Jul 142017
 

Perhaps the single greatest naïveté of my life (well, so far) is/was what I once believed about Generation X and divorce. It went something like this: My generation is the first one whose parents divorced essentially without social stigma. So, they did it in greater numbers. So, my generation got a close-up look at divorce […]

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