Category Archives: Children

Raising Children is the most difficult and most rewarding thing we will ever do. Yet no one teaches us how it shows.

Show Them Nature: Get Out Of The House!

Popular author Michael Crichton (October 23, 1942 – November 4, 2008) was a lover of nature and the great outdoors. It shows in nearly all of his works: the jungle – Congo; the ocean – Sphere; the world of bacteria/viruses … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

To all you Dads and Grandfathers and Dads to be out there: Happy Father’s Day! So often we see in movies, etc. that Father’s Day means a tie or cologne, or some other mostly meaningless gesture. What a waste of … Continue reading

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You Are Not Special

About a week ago I first heard about this commencement speech. Many people online seemed outraged over it, and I’ll admit I had mixed feelings when reading/listening to snippets from it. But now, having watched it all the way through, … Continue reading

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Leadership at Home?

I spend a lot of time on the blog lamenting the condition of our nation and our world. One of the reasons I do that is a personal belief that the solution to all the troubles lies within each of … Continue reading

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Surviving Rebellion

In a conversation I had with my son and grandsons recently I suggested he encourage them to read my post that included the video from Bye Bye Birdie. Then when I was reading a new comment on the site I … Continue reading

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