Posts tagged "Christmas"

Time For A Penguin Santa?

Time For A Penguin Santa?
Does Santa need a makeover? Are kids ready for a penguin Santa? That’s what Slate writer Aisha Harris suggests in her recent post Santa Should Not Be a White Man Anymore. Ms. Harris describes her childhood experiences with Santa. She grew up with two versions: 1) The big bellied, rosy cheeked, white bearded jolly man... Read more »

On The Newtown School Shooting, Columbine And Life's Precious Gifts

On The Newtown School Shooting, Columbine  And Life's Precious Gifts
This news junkie picked a good day to tune out.  Early today I was in a meeting at my daughter’s high school and missed the initial reports about the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.   It wasn’t until lunch time when I came across the news via twitter, at which point I shut down my... Read more »