Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Ethiopian Orphan’s Parting Words

Tired walkers, street vendors, goats, and uneven concrete flashed outside the windows of our taxi as it darted and bounced through the streets of Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa.  As the driver slowed to find the exact address of the orphanage, I wondered what to expect.   What would children, robbed by AIDS of their …

Who Needs Another Blog Post?

What?  Someone else just launched a blog?  Make that blog number 164,586,782.  Someone just published a book?  Great!  Now, there are ONLY 138,461,822 books in the world.  Come on?  Do we really need someone else writing a book?  Do we really need someone else launching a blog (he asks in a blog post!)? Hasn’t everything …

Perry Mason, Love, and the Missing Car Keys

We are all wannabe detectives, which is, I think, part of the fascination with detective shows down through the years (Perry Mason, Hawaii 5-0, Dragnet, NCIS, CSI,)  The show presents us with several possible suspects, and we look for “clues” to determine who committed the crime. The reality is that we are hard-wired to do …