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

Avoiding the Chainsaw-Toting Mama – A Mother’s Day Reflection

A recent email from my favorite tool equipment company has suggested that Moms want to get their yard-work done quickly and get back to what truly matters, family.  Moms, so says the email, deserve the very best.  The headline of the ad-mail reads “Dear MOM, Happy Mother’s Day.  Love, STIHL.” The implication being that lightweight, … Continue reading Avoiding the Chainsaw-Toting Mama – A Mother’s Day Reflection