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Happiness Is…

November 21, 2015


I’m an avid Peanuts and Snoopy fan. Both Charlie Brown and Snoopy were ultimately after happiness. Snoopy found it more often than Charlie Brown because Snoopy—he’s the dog, remember—did not rationalize and try to analyze everything like Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown was, in fact, the classic worrier who projected all his angsts and worries into […]

The Common Man

August 3, 2015


Not too long ago we began a little series on the “way we were,” kind of an exploration of who we are as a people. I mentioned that a French traveler to the U. S. in the 1830s, Alexis de Tocqueville, left us an amazingly clear and pungent picture in words, Democracy in America, which […]

Duct Tape and Super Glue

May 31, 2015


I don’t endorse products in this column, other than ascriptions from Scripture occasionally, but I do have strong sentiments in other areas as well. One of them is a fondness for two of the modern world’s most useful inventions ever—duct tape and super glue. You may have thought, “ah, he’s going to medical science, surely […]

How to Defeat ISIS

May 9, 2015


I discovered a fool proof way to defeat ISIS over the past few days while installing a new computer and upgrading my apps, connections to the Internet, the stuff we are all familiar with, right. Of course, if you all find some loose Jihadists who somehow got lost in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on their way to […]