Let me preface this post by saying that while I am not particularly religious, I was raised Church of England (Episcopal, or Catholic Lite, if you will). I’d like to think there is a “higher power”,  if only to explain to me why there are mosquitos but no unicorns (why mosquitos, why?) Also, I have witnessed, first hand,  the comforting power of prayer and Faith upon some who could have been forgiven for abandoning them. With that being said, I thought that I would throw my philosophical… Read more »

I wrote this piece all the way at the beginning of this summer, but I believe that it is still relevant today… Having kids around keep you healthy. Less than 48 hours after the girls left with grandma, I developed what is either a summer cold or a bad allergy attack.       Going to the local pool is weird without kids. Yes, you can read uninterrupted, but when it comes time to cool off in the water, it… Read more »