A Retraction

imagesDue to the inopportune timing of this condolence post, I’ve decided to take it down, along with all comments.  Thank you for your kind support.

The Plane Truth


Like most North American children, my kids have no firsthand knowledge of war, and for that I am eternally grateful.  They do know that their grandfather had been a pilot during the Second World War and that, as they tell it, “He went to fight that bad guy Hitler”.  It’s a subject that usually ends in quiet introspection, for all of us. Read more

Bent But Not Broken


This story isn’t intended to be a chuckle-fest.  We all need a little perspective sometimes, especially when we’re hosting our own pity party.  Last Monday night I got a sharp, stabbing dose. Read more