The need for play never stops …

The need for play never stops …

And yet, as adults, we don’t usually make enough time for it.  Sure we make time for recreation, but the -pure, unadulterated, no judgment zone, let loose and boogy kind of play that doesn’t require drugs or alcohol and seriously makes you wonder how...
Where change happens …

Where change happens …

This weekend we took our fourth family trip to Branson.  Each trip has been a little different, and a little the same, and I’ve enjoyed the familiar and new moments as they come.  This particular trip included extended family and was an extra special...
Yes … it matters.

Yes … it matters.

I love when kids ask questions.  “Why?” is rarely a bother to me … and it has been a true pleasure to hear my own kids ask some pretty important questions over the years. Today, J. asked “Does your vote really matter?”  I...
What we think “really matters” 

What we think “really matters” 

My youngest, after watching Mr. Magoriums Magic Emporium, said to me “where will the love go if you die or I die” and then lowered his head, with tears flowing.  His innocent question as he manages the throws of existentialism got me thinking, as it often...
Who me? … couldn’t be …

Who me? … couldn’t be …

Remember the song in grade school about taking cookies from the cookie jar? As I sit here procrastinating, once again prolonging the agony and pain of completing the much dreaded PAPERWORK FRENZY, I am reminded of how often and with much regularity we human beings...