God’s Downton Abbey: The Cheney Feud

Abbey

It takes a lot to get me to feel anything remotely empathetic for former Vice President Dick Cheney. But even my wicked heart winces over the public feuding between his daughters, Liz and Mary Cheney. Perhaps you have¬†read the comments¬†Cheney made about his daughters’ very public feud over same-sex marriage: “This is an issue we [Read More...]

Practice Goodness

Whitney

I‘m sitting in Starbucks, fighting back the tears and this time it has absolutely nothing to do with my mother’s failing health. These are tears for Whitney Kropp. Perhaps you heard about the high school sophmore from West Branch, Mich.. My friend Patti Callahan Henry shared the story with me. Seems Whitney was voted to [Read More...]

A Safe Community

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On clear days, like yesterday, Taylor sees Mt. Rainier on her afternoon drive home. My niece works here.   It’s a two-room school.   One of the few such schools remaining in Washington State.   The students at Evaline treat each other like family.   No matter how old they get, they always feel like [Read More...]


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