As we are unpacking our boxes—yes, we still have many to go—I keep thinking about what it is that makes a home. I mean a house is a house, and a home can be a house, but can a house be home? In my thoughts, home as house is true, but house as home is… Continue reading Home Is…
We used to watch out for one another
Does art imitate life or life imitate art? One of our children is in color guard and we are DCI fans. Over the past couple of years it has been interesting to see the shift in the types of shows these groups do. Some of the shows involve what appears to be misogynistic tendencies, violence… Continue reading We used to watch out for one another
We’ve Lost Our Commonality and Natural Connections
Before I begin, here are some factors in my lens of the world: gay, husband, father of several adopted children, progressive liberal, fiscal moderate, believe refugees and immigrants are good for the U.S., educator, believe in family, think children need to be told no and awards/trophies should be earned, women have the right to control… Continue reading We’ve Lost Our Commonality and Natural Connections
I thought I’d get all my thanks in today as I’m taking a break from social media on Thanksgiving day. Here are the top things for which I am thankful in my life: My job, which came at just the right time. Finding one was a little rocky at the beginning of the move, especially… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!