My Thoughts

Random thinking.

08/25/2010

Days of Anguish

Chaplain Taylor, captured  with thousands of troops in the Phillipines, survived the Death March to Manilla Bay and endured a WWII Japanese POW camp. Between adversities such as […]
08/11/2010

Overnight Chefs

My 11-year-old twin granddaughters become chefs overnight. It happened last week when they asked to use my kitchen for an hour. I hesitated, like any normal adult […]
07/29/2010

Persecuted, not abandoned

I picked up a James Michener book for the first time in years. I paid $1 at a thrift store, and yes, I’m a book-lover junkie. Michener’s extra-long […]
07/05/2010

The World as a Battlefield

Our response to war, an atrocity impossible to understand, is the subject of Chapter 5 of No Small Snakes. (Finally something good after trudging through the […]