My Blog: “The Boot”

Forgive Those Who Hurt You

Do you recall the children's book, Are You My Mother? If not, here's the gist of it: the little bird popped out of the egg and looked around. He was all alone. He jumped out of the nest and landed on the ground. Since he could not yet fly, he walked around meeting cats, dogs, and... Continue Reading →

Strong Boundaries Are Moral

Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) recently said, "In my view, the border wall is immoral." Of course, if you've followed American politics a while, as have I, you know this statement is basically ridiculous on her part. Her own state has a border wall in San Diego because they couldn't control the migration patterns without it. So,... Continue Reading →

Just Enough Light

“Do you decorate your Christmas tree with the traditional white lights or do you use the multi-colored ones?” the hostess asked the radio caller. While I was driving to work last week I had the radio tuned to one of my favorite programs. As expected the discussion topics touched heavily on Christmas traditions, favorite movies... Continue Reading →

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

The Christmas day deadline is fast approaching. And...we're all hustling and bustling to complete our work of purchasing, wrapping, shipping, and hiding gifts. It all becomes a bit much, especially this week. It is doable until life throws you a set of circumstances where the hustle and bustle aren't going to happen and the gift-giving... Continue Reading →

A Little Birdie Told Me

When I was growing up, we did not have Elf on a Shelf. We did not wake each morning wondering where Elf was hiding and spying from or what he had reported to Santa about our behavior. We could not pick Elf up and move him into a closet where he could not see what... Continue Reading →

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