December 20, 2015 John Denver once performed a song with a Christmas theme that included the lyrics, “Christmas time when I was young, the magic and the wonder. more »»
Santa Claus: The Myth That Stole Christmas
December 20, 2015 Since I am neither a parent nor plan to be one, it is merely my amateur opinion — based on personal observation — that teaching children to believe in Santa Claus is as close to child abuse without... more »»
December 19, 2015 The idea behind volunteering this holiday season was to put free time to good use, but the experience resulted in one very important realizatio. more »»
Unwrap The Gift Of Christmas
December 16, 2015 At the Fuller household, the Christmas season is in full swing. We are baking, buying, wrapping and decorating everything in sight. This especially delights my little one. more »»
Why Generals Play Risk In The Break Room
December 13, 2015 Risk is the only board game I could play instead of eat or sleep. The object of the game is world domination. The board is a map of the world, albeit skewed to a Napoleonic-era perception. more »»
You Have The Right To…
December 13, 2015 According to the Constitution of the United States, citizens of this country are guaranteed a number of rights, many of them we hear about often as we watch television police dramas, many some feel... more »»
What Is In A Song?
December 13, 2015 Yesterday something happened in our church that could probably only have happened in a small congregation. more »»
December 12, 2015 During my first Christmas season as a reporter, I was assigned a story about a shortage of volunteers to ring the bell for The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaig. more »»
Pet Books That Will Bring You To Tears
December 12, 2015 I’ve just finished reading “Reporting for Duty: True Stories of Wounded Veterans and Their Service Dogs,” by Tracy Libby, i-5 Publishing, LLC $29.95 hardcover. This book is physically gorgeou. more »»
There Is A Season
December 9, 2015 “To everything, turn, turn, turn. There is a season, turn, turn, turn. And a time to every purpose under heaven. A time to gain, a time to lose. A time to rend, a time to se. more »»
Christmas Customs In Small Town USA
December 6, 2015 Christmas customs in small town U.S.A. have not really changed all that much in the last 30 years or so. The customs that we hold near and dear are much the same. more »»
Patriarchy Reigns ... On The Potty?
December 6, 2015 Oh boy. The feminists are at it again. So far, they’ve won a woman’s right to vote, equal pay, same-sex marriage — an impressive trophy case. Now they’re taking on the patriarchy’s next stronghold. more »»
Why Are Some People So Mean?
December 6, 2015 How come you’re so mean? What makes you so mean? Have you ever had those thoughts, those feelings about anyone in particular? Perhaps a family member, a work colleague or someone you’ve observed fro... more »»
December 5, 2015 I saw an article this week on RollingStone.com about all of the shootings that have happened this year in the United States. more »»