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?

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

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

Life Lessons I Have Learned from My Children – Part 2 How to Treat a Restaurant Server.

Being a parent, I have always tried to be mindful about how my behavior influences my children.  Ironically, there are some life lessons they have taught me.  Case in point — how to treat a server at a restaurant. Two of my daughters served as waitresses at various times during their high school and college … Continue reading Life Lessons I Have Learned from My Children – Part 2 How to Treat a Restaurant Server.