The curious case of Company Doe

Imagine your child chokes on something. Is your first reaction, “Why don’t they ban those things?” If so, you’re not the only one. One of the good things about living in America is your government has taken the issue of products hazardous to...

Is Good Friday Real?

“Grandpa, is Good Friday a holiday?” “Why do you ask, Marcus?” “Well, Bobby’s dad is staying home this Friday, because he says it’s a holiday, but Bobby and I have to go to school, and Dad has to go to the office. So,...

Cycles: Is It That Time Already?

Days Next week is Tax Day, the 15th of April. As I was thinking about that, it struck me how driven we are by our calendars. Turkeys, we know, are raised in barns with no November page on their wall calendars — that would just bee too traumatic for them....

Living Life In Images

Around Christmas, the world was captivated by the drama of the Russian expedition ship, the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, which became trapped in thick and extensive pack ice for 10 days. What struck me as I read about the incident was how this exemplified how nowadays...