Memorial Day

“Tell my wife and children I love them.” Those are the last words my husband spoke to the medic caring for him before he lost

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Steering into the Skid

Steering into the Skid   My thirties moved to my rearview the same year my oldest son acquired teenager status. Milestones, for sure. On a

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Open Letter to Brooke Baldwin

  Open letter to Brooke Baldwin: Like the rest of the country, I heard your deep-seated, profound opinion on this nation’s veterans.. http://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2015/04/28/cnn-anchor-brooke-baldwin-blames-military-veterans-for-baltimore-riots/   I’m

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The Demise of Common Sense

Sigh. Seriously? We’re altering names of school teams and professional teams that have existed for ages because suddenly they are “offensive.” Schools have stopped saying

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Life With Boys

“Shutup Trevor! I just farted in your room!”  Such verbal nuggets are served daily in homes with boys. In my home, with four boys ranging

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