• Blind Leading Blind Bartimaeus

    Mike Huckabee offended an acquaintance of mine. She sent out a mass email, and thus I learned about the offense. Huckabee reiterated his stand against same-sex marriage. Huckabee said when we decide which lifestyles should be accepted by society, we create a slippery slope. “Why do you get to choose that two men are OK …[ read more ]

  • Eroding our Fourth Amendment

    Because the government didn’t do its job and allowed a terrorist on a plane, it wants to erode our Fourth Amendment rights protecting us against unreasonable searches. Essentially it wishes to strip search us in the name of our own protection. I do apologize for the images that appear here. This, without sugar coating, is …[ read more ]

  • Happy Birthday, Debbie Greenwald

    So often the things of real value are under appreciated. I think the world needs to note the heavenly angel that is my friend Debbie. She never forgets things of importance. For example, this year I had to put down my sweet Cavalier King Charles spaniel. For Christmas, she found an ornament for my gift. …[ read more ]

  • Books Written Out of Fire

    Books written out of fire give me a great deal of pleasure. You get the sense that the world for these writers could not have continued if the book hadn’t been written. When you come across a book like that it is a privilege. -Hisham Matar, author (b. 1970)My friend Shelley sent me this quote, …[ read more ]

  • My Joseph’s Coat

    Sometimes I imagine myself in heaven pulling up a fluffy cloud, rolling up the sleeves of my hand knit, cashmere saint’s robe and having a heart to heart with an angel. In this scenario she will tell me all the times that Jesus intervened in my life, times I knew nothing about. I wonder how …[ read more ]