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I clearly remember waiting in long lines to see “Star Wars” in the summer of ’77. Only 8 at the time, I watched the silver screen in awe as the androids, aliens and humans told a story that ignited my … Continue reading
I don’t understand the attraction some young boys have to playing, or pretending to play, with toy guns. I never played with them as a child, and Karen and I do not allow our children to play with them. In … Continue reading
I’m not one to cuss. It’s not because I’m a prude or feel disdain toward people who swear like a frat boy downing shots at his first kegger. And I don’t blush when I hear others cuss or chuckle like … Continue reading
I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. Oh, I’m sure I’ve made one or two in my 43 years wandering this planet, but I gave up such folly so long ago I can’t remember ever making one. It’s not because I’m … Continue reading
No one likes losing, but the way we handle loss says almost as much about our character as how we behave when we win. I find teaching that concept to my 5-year-old son more difficult than draining a bathtub with … Continue reading
I loved riding my bike as a child. Feeling the wind flow through my hair as I pedaled as fast as my wiry legs would allow gave me the first sense of freedom I can remember. I want my children … Continue reading