Tag: grandparents

  • Words to Live a Happy Life By

    Words to Live a Happy Life By

    Remember Bean: Kind heart. Kind thoughts. Kind words. Those were some of the last words our daughter spoke to her two-year old son before heading off on a week-long vacation and entrusting the care of her son to the grands. It's no easy thing leaving a[..]
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  • About Hillbilly Elegy & Those Who Champion Us

    About Hillbilly Elegy & Those Who Champion Us

      [caption id="attachment_2870" align="aligncenter" width="919"] Photo by Sue Counts[/caption] I've been reading the book that everyone was talking about six months ago - Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. It has been touted as an insightful book about Appalachia and more specifically about the people who voted Donald[..]
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  • That God and Gay Thingy

    That God and Gay Thingy

      Maybe it's the Orlando shooting. Maybe it's the access to military-style weapons. Maybe it's 13 months of temperatures rising. Maybe it's Donald Trump. I've been torn from pillar to post over one thing over another lately. I find myself discombobulated much of the time.[..]
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  • The Reckless Death of Children

    The Reckless Death of Children

    People all across the nation cried out after learning that Josh Powell blew himself and his two young sons to smithereens in Washington State on Sunday.  Powell has long been the primary suspect in the disappearance and suspected murder of his wife Susan. Last week[..]
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