True love is color blind

True love is color blind

How are things going with your foster babies? How are Julia and Austin adjusting, and how do you think it’ll go once we have another baby born i...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Getting ready ahead of time

Getting ready ahead of time

Can we really be a month away from the start of another calendar year?If each day basically takes the same number of minutes to complete, why does tim...

December 1st, 2017 |  


You’re likely not eating enough fruits and veggies

You’re likely not eating enough fruits and veggies

I want to eat healthier, but I’m not sure what that really means in terms of fruit and vegetable intake. I usually eat at least an apple, banana...

December 1st, 2017 |  


We remember Lee Hendee

We remember Lee Hendee

Is Seneca Falls, New York, the inspiration for Bedford Falls, the fictional mill town setting for “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Frank Cap...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Reopening the doors of perception

Reopening the doors of perception

In a time of endless war and triumphant cynicism, I found myself the other day unexpectedly walking through the doors of perception. Yeah, those doors...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Black Friday always results in red Monday

Black Friday always results in red Monday

I’m not sure who come up with this term “Black Friday” but I am definitely not for it. To me, Black Friday is rather devious and I k...

November 30th, 2017 |  


You can’t believe everything you read

You can’t believe everything you read

A few years ago, with the “magic” of the check-in button on Facebook, I “checked in to” Cancun, Mexico. A few hours later, I c...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Is Detroit among America’s best or worst cities?

Is Detroit among America’s best or worst cities?

I’m confused.I either live in the worst city in America, or the second-best place on Earth to visit.The “worst” classification comes...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Times have changed for politicians, press

Times have changed for politicians, press

Back in the ’70s I was attending an annual editor’s meeting when I was asked in a confidential session what I was working on. At the time ...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Hot from the oven breadsticks

Hot from the oven breadsticks

As I write this I am holding our dear foster son, Jesse, who is just over a month old. Only this time I am not in the comfort of our rocker in our liv...

November 24th, 2017 |