Category: Freedom

You know what frosts me? Frosting

You know what frosts me? Frosting
Why can’t the frosting companies just put enough frosting in one can to frost an entire cake?  Why do they always only include almost enough? It’s been about fifteen minutes since I’ve mention that all three of my children have birthdays in December. So, I feel compelled to mention it now. All three of my... Read more »

A first legal beer for my sons -- in Germany

A first legal beer for my sons -- in Germany
You wanna know what’s weird? Sitting for the first time in a bar across from your son and watching him drink a beer. That you bought him. I was recently blessed with the privilege of meeting up with my sons and three of their friends who spent the better part of a month backpacking and... Read more »

Preparing for an empty nest: my heart is screaming

Preparing for an empty nest: my heart is screaming
My heart was screaming. And that is the only way to describe it. I’d just dropped my 18-year-old son at the airport to catch his flight to LA for his future college’s accepted student’s weekend and had arrived back home. It was when I got back into bed (it was only 6:30 am, after all)... Read more »
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Saying good-bye to the best dog ever

Saying good-bye to the best dog ever
Playing God is not for the faint of heart. It’s not for anyone, really, except maybe God. We just put our dog to sleep. Wrigley had lung cancer. We’d thought it was kennel cough. Then maybe a virus. But she took a turn for the worse, and the time from diagnosis to her death was... Read more »

NSA Help Wanted: Don't call us, we'll call you

NSA Help Wanted: Don't call us, we'll call you
Help Wanted at the NSA The NSA, the U.S. Government’s agency for signal intelligence and information assurance, is looking for highly qualified individuals to assist in carrying out our mission. Candidates with background in cryptology or mathematics, or extensive foreign language experience can make significant contributions at the NSA. Positions with varying levels of responsibility... Read more »

On Memorial Day, Remember

On Memorial Day, Remember
Today, let’s remember that Freedom is Not Free.. Let’s remember all the brave men and women who fought and died for our country, for the freedoms we enjoy every day. Let’s not take for granted that we can voice our opinions, however different, about our politicians, our government, our baseball teams or even perhaps the... Read more »
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