Counting versus Recounting

   It's that time of year when we all begin to think about gratitude.  The lists are showing up everywhere.  My Facebook feed is full of them.  One a day, lengthy lists, or random thankfulness.  It's the question on everyone's mind. What are you thankful for? Count your blessings. I love it all. There is … Continue reading Counting versus Recounting


I came across this book, and it brought a smile to my face.      There's a lot of win here.  Lots of playing with perspective and asking silly questions and answering serious questions that weren't meant to be answered.  It's fun.  You should check it out sometime. Plus now I'm thinking about impossibilities.  (They are … Continue reading


There's this huge sign on a main road near my house.  It says, "Can Your Four-Year-old Read This?" There's some fine print underneath it to the effect of "If not, why not? Enroll them in our crazy private school and they will." Every time I drive past that place, I want to burn it to … Continue reading Downside