Archive | December, 2012

The Sandy Hook Elementary School Shootings…

16 December 2012

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First and foremost, the shootings are an absolute and horrific tragedy, one that I can’t imagine being more grim. The media is, of course, all over the story, trying to come up with a ‘why’ to serve as a panacea to the public. Whatever they come up with, though, will ring hollow. By all accounts, […]

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Find Blue Bunny!

10 December 2012

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I originally wrote about this in 2009 here. When my oldest daughter was a baby, she had this blue bunny. She LOVED it, and it went everywhere with her. Until one day, out and about, she lost it. She still remembers it, and still talks about it. I’ve looked on and off for several years […]

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T-minus Five Weeks and Counting…

8 December 2012

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This young lady will be 13 in five weeks. FIVE WEEKS. How did this happen? When did this happen? What special things did you do with your kiddos for their 13th?

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A Sacrificial Christmas…

2 December 2012

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We just finished talking with the kids. One of those that’s been a long time coming, as JoAnn and I have, over the years, talked about and worked toward making Christmas more about, well, Christmas. JoAnn had read a blog earlier in the day that triggered this latest step, called When Christmas Gets Radical: Whose […]

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