…on when all we can do is all we can do

“Tonight there is a war going on, 10,000 miles away, but for me the day was pretty much like any other day.”   I wrote those words in a journal in August of 1990 – at the start of the Persian Gulf War. I remember that day more because of the events in my own…

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…on rising to the occasion, not the bait

Last night I attended a hot-air balloon festival with my 10 year old daughter and some friends.  It was a beautiful, balmy early-September-in-Indiana evening.  You could say it was perfect.  We had taken camp chairs and our cameras (my daughter is a budding photographer) and set up a spot near the end of the field…

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