In Memory of Casey Jeffers

Update (12/9/08) – Since posting this, I have received a few comments that took issue with the conclusion that Casey Jeffers was neglected or unloved, and I’m absolutely sure they are right. As one commenter aptly stated, just because there were no responses to her MySpace plea on MySpace, does not mean that there were […]

The Story Has a Middle

If there’s one book I’ve started and finished more than any other, it’s The Cross and the Switchblade, by David Wilkerson. I recall the first time clearly; reading about the author’s refuge for troubled teens in the ghettos of Brooklyn, and the times when they had nothing to carry them over from one day to […]

Turkey vs. Reindeer

A few days ago my friend Ben Johnson (profile name: Ben Jay) started a group on Facebook called “Advertise Thanksgiving”. I would link you to it, but I don’t know how to link to a Facebook group. Here are a few lines from his description of it: in my opinion, gratitude is one of the […]


Yesterday morning, before dawn, my wife and I waited in line for 45 minutes to vote. I will tell you now that we both cast our ballots for president, although neither of us voted for Obama, or McCain. Yesterday evening, we both ate dinner, enjoyed a relaxing evening together, and went to bed without turning […]