Monthly Archives: August 2017

How Evil Works

When I was a kid, I used to play board games with my siblings. I almost never won. It wasn’t because I had no luck or skill. I simply was not allowed to win.  Advertisements

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Admonitions

Don’t you hate it when you see somebody, especially a friend, doing something that’s just plain harmful? And, no matter what you do, you can’t convince him he’s hurting himself? Take, for example, a woman I know. While visiting her … Continue reading

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The Last Penny

When I was a teen, like most girls, I babysat. It was a way to earn a little extra money. I say “a little extra money” because my mother would not allow me to charge more than 50¢ an hour … Continue reading

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Contradictions

Being born second can sometimes be a challenge. Up to that point, the firstborn has had Mommy and Daddy all to herself, and then here comes this usurper grabbing their attention. There’s bound to be a bit of animosity and … Continue reading

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