Hagel: Right Man for the Job

Senator Hagel with Doug & Dee Johnson, fellow Nebraskans. Doug served with my father in Vietnam.

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) would undoubtedly complain if Jesus Christ himself was singled out by this administration for a job. Jesus, I’m sure, wouldn’t be mainstream (read conservative) enough for Mr. Graham. Graham is pitching a hissy-fit over Obama’s  selection of former Senator Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense. Graham took to the airwaves on Sunday ranting [Read More...]

A Viral Flesh-Eating Bacteria

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Tim and I are fixing up a 33-year-old rocking chair.  My mother gave it to us when our son was born. We are gifting it to our daughter for the birth of her son. But first, we have to restore it. We started with a good power-washing. We’ll sand it to a fine finish and then [Read More...]

Warning Reading: A Mental Health Hazard

My whole body feels like it’s moving underwater. Every move, every emotion is weighted. I’m not sick. I’m heartsick. This is more than just a winter season and a lack of sunshine. It’s a reckoning. Not a despair because if there is anything I am absolutely certain of it’s that God is good, God is [Read More...]


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