Is Sitting with a Conservative Now Criminal Behavior?

The Twitter world had a hissy fit earlier this week.  A photo showing liberal comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres sitting next to President George W. Bush in the owner’s suite at a recent Dallas Cowboys football game generated a caustic response from the political Left.  Apparently, it’s now a crime to sit next … Continue reading Is Sitting with a Conservative Now Criminal Behavior?

Last Words

My wife has a peculiar habit.  Sometimes it’s endearing, sometimes it’s overly prosaic, but most of the time, it’s just sweet and adorable. She tells me she loves me.  Quite often, actually.  Like, all the time. The habit of which I speak is all about the timing of my beloved’s use of this romantic phrase.  … Continue reading Last Words

Problem Solving Skills I Learned from Jigsaw Puzzles

I have never been a fan of jigsaw puzzles…until recently. Jigsaw puzzles always seemed like a waste of time.  You spend hours putting together an insanely complicated piece of artwork, some with mind-numbing solid coloring, repetitive imagery, and similarly shaped pieces, only to break up the finished work and put it back in a box.  … Continue reading Problem Solving Skills I Learned from Jigsaw Puzzles

My Favorite Books on Marriage, aka The Books with the Yellow Highlights

Most of my readers know by now that I am a lover of books.  My children have come to expect at least one literary Christmas gift every year and to not be surprised if, on occasion, an unexpected tome arrives on their doorstep from Amazon.  Such are the consequences of having a father who is … Continue reading My Favorite Books on Marriage, aka The Books with the Yellow Highlights

How A Miracle Saved the American Revolution…and My​ Family Name

This last week of August 2019, is the two hundred and forty-third anniversary of one of the most pivotal moments in American history.  At the time, soldiers on both sides of the conflict called the events of the week a miracle.  Historians ever since have also considered its outcome providential, or at the very least, … Continue reading How A Miracle Saved the American Revolution…and My​ Family Name