UPDATE! Politics: the Death of Democracy

Wow, what a response! We are overwhelmed at the incredible outpouring of positive comments (literally have only had one customer bash me for posting it). The common theme is that most everyone agrees we need to start talking without an agenda. So my request is...

Happier Holidays???

Well, we are smack in the middle of the holiday season. Roughly halfway between Thanksgiving and Christmas, in the middle of Hanukkah and at least making plans for New Years Eve. It’s a time when we stress out over making other folks feel loved. Don’t...
The Mother of All Fathers!

The Mother of All Fathers!

When I think about Father’s Day, I tend to think of the fathers I know that I admire and have influenced me as I have tried to become a better dad. Nobody knows all the private trials and tribulations that go into a parent’s journey through parenthood. I suspect that...
Love  Of  The  Lamb!

Love Of The Lamb!

Lamb has a special place in my heart. Growing up on a thousand-acre sheep ranch, it’s kinda in my blood. So much so that Super Sally (my mom) had a 1978 Chevy station wagon with the license plate “EATLAM”. You know how old that is when you consider that six was the...
A Grill For All Seasons

A Grill For All Seasons

Just a little over 3 years ago I wrote a blog post called The Grill Next Door. I went back and reviewed it in preparation for this post. At the risk of breaking my arm patting myself on the back, it is pretty good piece on some suggestions you might consider in...
The Ol’ Switcheroo!

The Ol’ Switcheroo!

There’s no two ways about it….moving sucks. Yeah, yeah, I’ve heard them all. “It’s a great opportunity to purge and clean” or “It’s a fresh start”. I don’t mean to complain, we are very blessed. We are being given a tremendous gift to live in the same house my...