Image: Be Thankful

“We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.” ― Harry A. Ironside This morning I stopped at my local convenience store to grab some dish-washing liquid. I’d just dropped my daughter and her friend at the freshmen campus. It was cold. A layer of snow lingered on […]


Image: Turkey

Today is Thanksgiving,  a day we traditionally take a moment to reflect on what is good and wholesome in our lives. But the cooking, cleaning, celebrating, shopping, parading and everything else can cloud or obscure the true meaning of this holiday. The Thanksgiving most Americans celebrate has its origins in a feast celebrated by the […]

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People dressed like Superman

“There are no extraordinary men…just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.” – Admiral William Frederick (Bull) Halsey, Jr. Growing up I never cared much for heroes. Superman, Aquaman, Captain America. I liked the action and drama  but I couldn’t identify with the characters. Batman was cool, but mostly because he was […]

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