Have a Scary and Unsafe New Year

   I’m thinking of all the encouragements and admonishments people tend to hand out this time of year.  “Have a healthy New Year” “Have a prosperous New Year” “Have a safe and happy New Year” That last one, which happens to be the most commonly spoken, perplexes me. […]

The Ameritudes

   “Blessed are the poor in wallet,     for if they work really hard, they will get a piece of the pie. Blessed are those who mourn their lack of the newest smart phone,     for they will receive the most awesome model for affordable,    […]

The Rushing Water

    I have this picture on the home screen of my phone. It’s a close up of Samuel swimming the butterfly. His face is what makes it so compelling. The determination evident there is spine tingling. It makes me think there’s something big that goes on when a […]