The True Third Party

There is so much digital chatter about a divide between two groups in this country that I call home. While I do see clear delineations on certain issues, there is more to the story. There is more to us, my fellow humans and I, than some cookie-cutter distinction between two groups for an entire setContinue reading “The True Third Party”

31 for 41: Be There

Dear Donovan, Basketball has been a huge part of our lives.  Your grandma was a great basketball player, the gift apparently skipped a generation, and then you picked up the game.  From rec games to travel ball, from middle school to high school, I have absolutely loved watching you play the game.  We have watchedContinue reading “31 for 41: Be There”

31 for 41: Buy the Truth

Dear Donovan, A long time ago in a far away land, King Crocodile called for a meeting of the animal ambassadors.  Representatives from each species in the land came to hear the king’s announcement. “Ambassadors,” King Crocodile began, “we are receiving a new species of animal into our land.  To keep the order of theContinue reading “31 for 41: Buy the Truth”

31 for 41: The Book and Belteshazzar

Dear Donovan, I know I am not supposed to worry, but I do.  When I think of what the future may be for our country, I worry about my three sons possibly having to live without the same freedoms we enjoy now.  If I dwell on that possibility, it is hard to hold back tears.Continue reading “31 for 41: The Book and Belteshazzar”