May it be so.

It turns out the March For Our Lives on March 24th was a world-wide series of marches. A world-wide series of marches that attracted hundreds of thousands of young people … Continue Reading →

Yes, there is something we can do

Marissa is an English teacher in Ohio.  She also happens to use a wheelchair.  The day after the horrifying shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, … Continue Reading →

All Saints

One sign of a healthy church is when its outreach ministries outnumber every other ministry category in the church!  Thankfully this is the case at Emmanuel.  I inherited some of … Continue Reading →

What would you do if you had 38 minutes left to live?

On Saturday, January 13, 2018, Hawaiians received an 8:00 a.m. wake up call: Apparently an emergency operations employee pushed the wrong button during a routine test of Hawaii’s emergency warning … Continue Reading →

A New Day is on the Horizon

Those who know me have long understood that I had several reasons for becoming a member of a new church. I needed to be in a church environment where women … Continue Reading →

For Some It’s Been a Stressful Year

For some it’s been a stressful year … so it’s time to share the Funniest News Bloopers of 2017: Honestly, if you do not laugh out loud at some of … Continue Reading →


Every once in a while the clever folks at Saturday Night Live create a sketch which I can actually post on the blog! It’s a snow day here in Alexandria, … Continue Reading →

Ruffling feathers

  While I was working out at the gym recently, my trainer asked, “How long did it take you to finish that set of weights?  My response: “Two ‘Our Father’s, … Continue Reading →

The Tipping Point

  When I was fifteen years old an attractive middle-aged woman sidled up next to me in the parcel pick-up lane and stuck a piece of paper in my front … Continue Reading →

Thank you, Heineken

  Thank you, Heineken, for keeping it real. Peace friends, Chuck   – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Your … Continue Reading →