Monthly Archives: January 2013

Tightening at the Top

Times are tough even for yes-men. The British news agency Reuters recently reported that austerity of a sort has even reached the Chinese parliament, a group that basically exists to gather once a year and kowtow to the Communist Party. … Continue reading

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And Off They Flu

In case you ever wanted to know, the words I Hate The Flu come up 16.4 million times on a Google search. By now, Heather’s ready to add another 500,000 personally. That’s right. My wife is down, despite hope and … Continue reading

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Big Blake

It might be a rustle coming from the kitchen. “Blake!” Or a person knocked off balance by a loving charge and jump. “Blake!” Or even just a moment when everyone realizes it’s been too quiet for too long. “Blake?” Take … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

I wish I could be more surprised about what happened to RG3. If football news isn’t usually your thing, let me explain. RG3 is the headline writer’s favorite nickname for Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins.(We all love a … Continue reading

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Just a Minute

Union Station has the words “All aboard!” My niece Riley puts it a bit more simply. “Go-go!” And off the Riley Express rolls again. The Riley Express is a red Radio Flyer wagon that arrived under the tree this year … Continue reading

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