Oh, the Fun (and Stress) of Summer!
When summer arrives, a whole new world opens up for the boys. While that world inevitably includes chores that evoke the usual grumbling and charges of slave labor, there is Read More
Pray Without Ceasing
Grant’s experience growing up was entirely different. He is the oldest of five, all of whom were born in six years to the day. They were a busy, well-organized little Read More
Please, Send Troops! Send Money!
Some days I feel like General Petraeus, overseeing wartime ops and issuing daily reports to the Commander in Chief when he comes home from the office. Commander: “How were things Read More
Would I leave fingerprints if I strangled a kid?
I was doing my usual Friday morning thing, sitting up at the coffee shop. I was there to write, but the senior had stopped in after early-morning prayer breakfast to Read More
Spring rapture and – weapons checks?
One of the boys took his bike and the other one took his Ripstik. The laws of human nature decree that you always want what you don’t have, so those Read More
There’s No Vaccine For This Virus
His viral illness has manifested itself with symptoms of a general lack of interest in all things academic (homework in particular) with his job, his friends, and track taking priority. Read More