Category: verandah

Historic inauguration

Historic inauguration

I was fortunate enough to attend the inauguration along with my grandson and one of my daughters. It truly was an uplifting event and one I am even more gratified I was able to...

Guilt by Association

Guilt by Association

This is a country that revels in great oratorical homage and introspection, usually after something tragic or unseemly has occurred.  Tributes can go on for what seems an eternity, as if a superfluity of...

No More Deja vu

No More Deja vu

There is a new trend among Evangelicals in the US that is most interesting.  It seems all at once all, realizing that the demographics of the United States is changing, many of the churches...

The day after

The day after

I remember distinctly waking up the morning after George Bush had been reelected. It was not a good day. The enthusiasm and hope had been replaced by a type of deep, dark, profound sadness...

McCain’s Exit Strategy

McCain’s Exit Strategy

Presumably the Republican strategists have been reading the tea leaves and daily poll results notwithstanding, understand now more than ever that Barack Obama will win the presidential election this November.  I think the lights...

Lighting a candle

Lighting a candle

I have become increasingly disgusted with the power the US media has to distort, manipulate and otherwise manage their version of truth that they present to the public, regarding the campaign of Senator Obama....

What Michelle Is Made Of.

What Michelle Is Made Of.

Several years ago  my middle child came home from school one day and informed me that her teacher had taken her into a storage closet in the classroom and dressed her down for being...