Monday, September 20, 2021
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Love Makes the World Go ‘Round

Our culture loves love. We sing of it, dream of it, and sell things with it, so it’s easy to believe that love is...

What Men Want for Valentine’s Day

I mentioned to a friend that for a change I was considering writing about Valentine’s Day from a man’s point of view. Instead of...

The Most Worrisome Time of the Year

I’ve always believed that the Most Wonderful Time of the Year was Christmas, but according to a certain office supply chain, it’s actually right...

Good Manners, Good People

I am not one of those people who rejoices in the intricacies of etiquette. I avoided certain distant relatives for a decade after my...

The Disappearance of Childhood

In the Middle Ages, if you stopped overnight at an inn, chances are you’d be welcomed with ale and stew, and presented with a...

Character Counts

In my New Year’s column, I painted a picture of how common sense has been sacrificed over the last five decades. Boy, did many...

On Fathers

When I think of Dad, I think of belly laughs, and smiles, and choked back tears. I think of a proud grandfather, a fiercely...

Everything Old is New Again

Of course the Easter bunny is cute. No one disputes that. I only have a problem with the fact that he’s both a male...

No More Dads

There’s an interesting, albeit heartbreaking, lawsuit in the United States right now. The National Center for Men is suing on behalf of Matt Dubay,...

Problem Kids, Problem Schools

I have a young friend who is big but gentle. Unfortunately, he shares his 45 minute school bus ride with a particular boy who...

For the Love of Beauty

Our family doesn’t have a television, at least not one that gets any channels. We just use our box for movies, because I know...

Forgotten How to Blush

I think guilt has received a bum rap. We seem to believe that it’s the worst of all emotions and must be avoided at...

A Little Higher Than the Squirrels

Squirrels are nature’s little speedbumps, my daughter likes to say. This time of year it’s a pretty apt description, with all the plump squirrels...

Having It All?

We women have been told for years that we could have it all. We tell it to our little girls, too: want to be...

Our Only Defense

I am sick of turning on the computer and seeing the headline of the latest shooting. Last week it was 32 in Virginia. (Not...