Why Christmas?

Why Christmas? Beyond the lights and tinsel, over-the-top front-yard decorations, Santa, gifts, and family celebrations, why do you celebrate Christmas this year? Tradition? Everyone else is doing it? An old and bitter Mark Twain wrote this angry Christmas prayer in …

drowning

Being close to drowning is no fun. I grew up around the beach and had plenty of summers at the Atlantic Ocean. The waves got pretty rough at times and you did a spin-cycle as you were whipped about, up …