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…]