Revenge & Redemption

I spoke with my friend Lillian tonight. Lillian’s only daughter, Marjorie, was killed in the 9-11 attack on the Pentagon. I’ve invited Lillian, a journalist herself, to write something to share with us here. Anything she wants. If she does, I’ll be sharing that in the days ahead. I didn’t know Lillian before the 9-11 [Read More…]

Bin Laden's Legacy: The Reign of Terror Remains

The news that Bin Laden is dead sent throngs of Americans into the streets, hooting and hollering like Super Bowl revelers. Such a reaction is understandable given the tedious hunt our military has conducted. We should applaud them and their families for the sacrifices they¬†have made, that they continue to make. It is through their [Read More…]

Mountain Dew Dumplings

This has become a family favorite since our sweet friends the Baldwins shared it with us. And what could make any southern treat better than a good ole’ Mountain Dew? Mountain Dew Dumplings Ingredients: Three cans of crescent rolls. The kind that the kids like to pop open. Six Small Granny Smith apples. Has to [Read More…]