It’s Christmas. Don’t sweat the small stuff. And it’s all small stuff. Especially politics. … More The little things
Out of the mouth of babes Our two little granddaughters spent the night with us a few days ago. It was the first time we’d had them both at once. Although we were a bit concerned that the movie picked out for the evening, The Polar Express, might go over the two year old’s head, she was … More He who must not be named
Ever heard of vivisection? It comes from Latin words meaning “alive” and “cutting.” It’s the practice, in other words, of cutting living creatures. Sounds pretty creepy. And for that reason, the term’s largely fallen out of use. But the word can also refer to what many of us have experienced as the beneficial effects of surgery. … More Just because we can . . . does it mean we should?
Are wedding vows pie crust promises, made to be broken? Or something more in line with the crucial role that marriage plays in society? … More On marriage.