One Day…

One day, this will all be over. The majority of people will have received the vaccine, and we will again be free to sit close to each other, to take our masks off, and to shelve the term “socially distance.” I’m not sure when yet, but it will happen. One day. One day, this will … More One Day…

Into the Fire

When we don’t want someone to understand what we are saying, we talk in code.  We use words or phrases that “they,” whoever “they” are, won’t understand.  When our boys were little, we didn’t talk about going out for ice cream…Lori and I would talk about possibly getting  i-c-e-c-r-e-a-m. Interestingly, we use the same strategy … More Into the Fire

Plumb Line

You’ve heard his words.  His speech is embedded into our national culture.  On August 28, 1963, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke to a quarter million people, gathered on the national mall in Washington DC and said: “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the … More Plumb Line


On August 28, 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stepped up to the podium and delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream” speech. It is a speech that has embedded itself into the DNA of American culture.  At the very end of his speech, King … More Free