Archive for April 2014

Saying Goodbye to Shirlee's Tree

Saying Goodbye to Shirlee's Tree
In May, 1984 Shirlee and I moved into a new (to us) home in Buffalo Grove. Our oldest daughter was 3-1/2 years old, and her younger sister was 6 months old. Our baby girl wouldn’t be born for 7 years. When we moved out last year, none of our children were living with us, one... Read more »

The War On Passover

The War On Passover
Fox News is at it once again, alerting their viewers to what they are calling “The Unholy War On Easter”. What set them off this time was a secular display in Daley Plaza. The display is described as “massive” even though it is relatively small compared to the Easter display that has also been set... Read more »

Hobby Lobby's Birth Control Hypocrisy

Hobby Lobby's Birth Control Hypocrisy
  A new article by Molly Redden in Mother Jones exposes the hypocrisy and dishonesty of the claims being made by the owners of Hobby Lobby that their deeply held religious beliefs mean they shouldn’t be required to obey the law and provide health insurance that covers certain medical services, including birth control, for women.... Read more »
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