Gran Torino

Lisa and I watch most movies at home. When we go to the theatre, it’s either we want the whole theatre experience (i.e. popcorn, big-screen, blueberry slushie, buttery hand-holding) or because we can’t wait the 3 months for the show to release on DVD. Last week we saw “Gran Torino” and during the next five…
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My Workplace

I just wanted to share a picture of where I write my column and producce my little radio program. Our cat, Magoo, regularly sits just in fronmt of the screen. He is very nice but is of no help in writing or producing and as such should not be offered either praise for the quality…
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Love In A Lunch Pail

I like to eat; it’s a fact. I like food most often found at church potluck which is indicative of my upbringing both as it pertains to faith and to sustenance. There is something deeper about food, however, it’s more about safety and comfort and having enough than just being full. These are feelings most…
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To Do

I like to stay busy; being busy makes me feel accomplished and passes time nicely. I like to create a “to do” list each week and try to follow it closely and stay busy. Being busy is like raising cattle; they are beautiful as long as they are inside a fence but they are frightful…
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Dog Gone Deb

Today’s column will end with an email and picture I recently received from my sister, Deb. First I have to give you some background to give the story context. Deb is the oldest of my siblings and has always looked after us. I would describe Deb’s matronly ways as part mother hen, part border collie…
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