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Cheap grace

Subscriber onlyDo we really want cheap grace? It is easier to lie when caught with our hand in the cookie jar -- at first. All too often, however, we are caught in our lie and discover it would have been far less painful to tell the truth at first rather than be forced to admit the truth later. Continue reading...

The circle of life

Subscriber onlyHave you ever found yourself going around in circles? They are fun -- sometimes. Rebecca, our daughter, found the roundabout in Los Alamos, N.M. Oh, do you know what that is? Instead of stop signs at each corner there are yield signs, and a round "island" is in the center of the intersection. Those approaching the intersection yield to whoever is in process of "going around" and finishing their turn. But be careful in these circles because some can be dangerous. Continue reading...

Super Bowl!

Subscriber onlyWho would have thought the wild card contenders for the Super Bowl would be the Bengals (12-4), Chiefs (11-5), Vikings (11-5), Steelers (10-6), Seahawks (10-6), Packers (10-6), Redskins (9-7) and Texans (9-7)? But we might have guessed the divisional playoff contenders would be the Panthers (15-1), Cardinals (13-3), Broncos (12-4), and Patriots (12-4). Continue reading...

Forgetting how to blush

Subscriber onlyFluid sexuality. Pansexual. I had to use a dictionary and Google over the New Year holidays to understand what an article meant when discussing the sexual lives of some of the most well-known names in Hollywood. Some were gay or lesbian. Others described themselves as bisexual. I understood that. When others described themselves as pansexual or as fluid sexually, however, I needed help. Continue reading...