The carrom board

This week my wife decided to throw a graduation party for my youngest son, who despite his best intentions to sleep and play X-Box through most of his teen years – well when he wasn’t playing football…

There is a good reason?

There is a reason why people deny the holocaust, evolution, global warming, confront each other on national television in a manner demeaning to school yard bullies, don’t vote, complain about the gove…

Support James Risen

The Supreme Court on Monday turned down an appeal from James Risen, a reporter for The New York Times facing jail for refusing to identify a confidential source.
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Can you say “I hope?”

There is hope every time someone puts pen to paper. There is hope the writer can explain something essential about the human experience. There is hope for immortality – to reach an audience unborn and…

Welcome to the family

So among other things I ran across this week was a Christian activist who – quoting something he saw on Facebook – said to me, “Sneaking into a country doesn’t make you an ‘immigrant’ any more than br…

Cough due to cold?

As soon as I woke up this morning my beautiful wife looked at me a bit quizzically.
“What’s wrong?” she said, supplanting her usual morning greeting sobriquet with a question that left me for a moment…