Two Years Later

In the coming week, our firstborn son will turn two. Last year, when he turned one, I felt like the year shot by due to the rapid changes happening in our family life. Now, I look at him, dashing around uncontrollably and think, “He’s only turning two?” Most people warn of the “terrible twos”. There … More Two Years Later

A Reason to Love America in ‘The Killer Angels’

I’ve always been a sucker for epic, stoic speeches. That’s part of the reason I fell in love with the Lord of the Rings movies. I recently read The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara and it contained several great speeches. The book focuses on the battle of Gettysburg that was fought during the American Civil War in 1863. … More A Reason to Love America in ‘The Killer Angels’