Parents everywhere have struggled with the decision of whether to give their child an expensive electronic device, like an iPhone. Coming up with the money for your own phone may have been enough of a challenge. For those who decide to bring their children into the digital world, another major…View More Mom, I Broke My Phone
Events in our nationâ€™s Capitol have served up a turkey for Christmas this year. Pundits are offering suggestions for how to survive family dinner conversations that venture into the emotional waters of politics and religion. I am reminded of the great lengths to which some political leaders will go in…View More Merry Christmas?
My dad showed me a picture of the Christmas where all three of us kids received a bicycle for Christmas. It was the biggest wow of all the Christmases I remember! As we count down to just ten days until Christmas, the pressure to buy that special gift to wow…View More It’s Time for that WOW Gift
I get downright angry when I hear coverage of the impeachment drama playing out in Congress these days. Especially when I listen to a particular portion of the hearing and then hear a news reporter tell a completely partisan, biased, alarming version that didnâ€™t happen, in my opinion. Itâ€™s not…View More Impeachment Drama
Only recently have I personally been exposed to parents who insist on keeping their childâ€™s mind open for a future time when they will decide the big things in life like religion, politics and sports loyalties. Actually, most are less concerned about sports loyalties and continue to freely brainwash their…View More Brainwashing Children
Recycling and reusing the things we no longer need helps save our landscape. So, I did something Iâ€™ve never done this week and met some fascinating people in the process. One was a family of three who taught me the meaning of sacrifice, hard work and strong leadership. Salvador Cariaga…View More Take Them With You
Matt Christensen shared a piece on the website called Fatherly this week about 13 subjects young adults wish their dad would share in conversation with them. They amount to a list of topics that some dads play very close to their chests. Dads either express fear about speaking on these…View More Open Up, Dad!
Tesla vehicles made the news twice this week as the Riley family filed a lawsuit for negligence and liability after their son died in a high-speed crash last year and news that a Nissan Leafâ€™s replacement battery would cost $33,000 hit the airwaves. Last week an officer in California had…View More Some Things Will Kill You
To say Botham Jeanâ€™s murder caused a ripple in our national fabric last year would be a gross understatement. This budding young graduate of Harding University who had begun a promising career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas was believed to be capable of becoming the Prime Minister of St. Lucia, where…View More The Tactics of Racists
Oklahoma joined several other states this week in allowing women to go topless in public. Not only can a woman go without a shirt, anyone is free to take pictures if thatâ€™s what she chooses to do. Only teens are protected from photographs of their nudity because that would be…View More Too Many Rules