What’s the deal?

It’s a crazy time of year. One day we’re enjoying family, loved ones and giving thanks for all that we have, and the next (or maybe even same-day) we’re off and shopping, grabbing and buying, getting and gifting — seemingly as if to say that what we or others have isn’t enough to be thankful […]

Pomp and Parade

I went to Walmart this afternoon because I needed a new passport photo. I do not recommend doing such a thing the day before the fourth of July. The store is somewhat the equivalent of a theme park most of the time: long lines, people walking around eating food (not yet paid for, however), strollers […]