I don’t always sneak treats into the movies. Most of the time I am a complete cheapskate when it comes to movie food product purchases, but last week my family and I spent our hard-earned money on a variety of overpriced items while visiting a...
Sometimes we quit too soon. We have heard that failure builds character, but we’d rather quit while we’re ahead — or behind — as the case may be. The untiring zeal of those who appear to hold the key to our future overwhel...
There’s no denying our child is rapidly approaching adulthood. A tall woman myself, she now bypasses me by an inch. She becomes more independent each week and college looms in the near future. It’s time to roll out life training....
Upon turning 16, some kids are lucky enough to get a car. While I am blessed to be one of those kids, it was not a surprise like it is for most. I learned to drive with my dad’s car, and the plan was for it to eventually become my car. I enjoy...
Punishment fitting crime
Trying to figure out how to fix a huge, complex problem seems next to impossible when looking at it in its entirety. So how do you even begin? Well, you break it into smaller pieces and address them one by one. That’s what we must do with fixi...
Maybe it’s because I was a cub reporter for my hometown daily newspaper before I even graduated from high school, but I have always been an enthusiastic advocate of our American free press.
Fourteen years ago I learned about “Flintstones Golf.” My father-in-law, Chuck, was a golf nut of the first order, he was utterly obsessed. He played every chance he could, at least a few times a week. ...