Monthly Archives: January 2012


I am struggling with a thought this morning, so I thought I’d ask y’all for some feedback. During Mason’s chat with Christopher Hitchens she said, ” I want to grow up to be a freethinker. My mom says I’m not, but … Continue reading

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Religion and Me: A Photo Essay by Chrispy Paul @ The Way I See It

Looking for a breath of fresh thought this morning? Here in Texas when the cool wind sweeps down suddenly from Canada and brings blue skies we call it a “blue norther.” Just got one in the form of a photo … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing?

I’m very fortunate to live in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, which is home to an active and vibrant secular community, within which I’ve had the incredible luck to make many close friends and confidants. In fact, my secular social network … Continue reading

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Mom, Can I See Your i-Phone?

Your kids can’t remember a time before cellphones. Can you imagine raising them without one? h/t: Michael Fisher What is this man saying? Read about the first “carphone” on On a serious note, I taught Mason when she was … Continue reading

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Smitty Must Watch Marmaduke- Doggy TV Addict

I just hate it when I see my nine year-old daughter Mason zoned-out in front of the television set. I try to limit her “screen time,” but I have to admit it is a struggle between my best parenting intentions … Continue reading

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