My Halloween Tradition

The more things change, the more they stay the same.  I'm reminded of this every year at Halloween. My 17-year-old can handle her own costume/party/tick-or-treating situation and has been doing so since she was about 13. She hasn’t really dressed up in the past couple of years beyond school events. My 13-year-old, though, still likes … Continue reading My Halloween Tradition

Not Again

I woke up this morning to my daughter telling me about the Las Vegas shooting.  Another shooting. Massive casualties. And while the "thoughts and prayers" are going out in earnest, the finger-pointing has started right alongside them. Both are equally impotent in the face of this kind of depravity. No one can make sense of … Continue reading Not Again