It was a beautiful, quiet Midwestern spring afternoon. The windows were open and the intoxicating scent of lilacs filled the house. I sat down with a turkey sandwich, tall glass of blackberry iced tea and the weekly small town newspaper. As I settled in, Dogzilla jumped on the table out of nowhere, like in a … Continue reading
Happy “David Letterman Day!” That’s right. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard proclaimed May 20, 2015 as “David Letterman Day” in honor of the city’s most famous resident who is retiring after 33 years as host of his ingenious late night talk show. As a resident of the area, I couldn’t be more pleased that Dave is getting … Continue reading
Forgive me, it’s been six months since my last post… As for my excuse, I’ll use the same one I gave the congregation outreach volunteer from my church who called looking for me last week or as he phrased it, “We haven’t seen you in a while. Do you need us?” I retorted, “Don’t worry, … Continue reading
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Photo Credit: Thank you Katie. My blog and I are celebrating one year of Worpress-ed bliss. It is our “paper” anniversary, even though this has been a paperless year for the two of us. You might say our union was arranged… by a handful of people. A few friends encouraged…
Floored. Pissed. Dumbfounded. That’s how I felt this afternoon when I learned that the senate failed to pass legislation that would expand background checks on all gun purchases. I have to say that I’m a moderate that leans conservative on most issues, however, when it comes to the well-being of civilization as a whole, common … Continue reading
A combination of national economic woes and a string of historically violent crimes has cast a particularly dark cloud over 2012. After watching several 2012 In Memorandum vignettes, it became particularly clear that the world has lost a lot of nice this year. Nice in the form of song writer Hal David, What The World Needs Now Is Love; actor … Continue reading
L*O*V*E To the families whose hearts are breaking with the loss of their precious angels and to the community of Newtown, Connecticut.