A Grand Day

Since 1978, the first Sunday after Labor Day has been designated National Grandparents Day.  The primary intention being the recognition of the importance of seniors and the contributions they have made. Being a grandfather many times over has proven to be every bit the joy I expected.  I agree with one pundit who confessed, “If … Continue reading A Grand Day

A Real Superhero

What is it with children and superheroes?  It has become a normal, if not natural part of childhood to become fascinated with mythological caped crusaders who lead exemplary lives, fight evil, and seek to save the world.  Who from my generation cannot remember the opening line from a popular television series of the 1950s — … Continue reading A Real Superhero

This Thing Called Prayer

The American reality television series called American Pickers has popularized the little known past-time of “picking.”  This captivating show of exploring barns, sheds, workshops, and attics in hopes of discovering unique, collectible, and sometimes valuable items of Americana vaulted the program to the History Channel’s highest-rated show.  In my case, I don’t have to go … Continue reading This Thing Called Prayer