A Farewell to Video Games; My Top Ten (#6)

This is a continuing series. As I am rapidly “growing up” I find less and less time to play video games, so I’m celebrating my top ten favorites over a lifetime of playing and the impacts that games have had on me. See Number 7. NUMBER SIX: Kingdom Hearts (Playstation 2) On paper, Kingdom Hearts … Continue reading A Farewell to Video Games; My Top Ten (#6)

Wouldn’t You Rather Be Sued Than Give a Kid Detention for Sharing?

Every now and then you read a news story that makes you hate your country. This week, KSDK reported that a 13-year-old boy was given detention because he shared his lunch with another student. The reason? The school has a no-sharing policy because of "safety and liability." That's right, folks, that lesson you learned about … Continue reading Wouldn’t You Rather Be Sued Than Give a Kid Detention for Sharing?

You Never Read Me (for Suicide Prevention Month)

In honor of Suicide Prevention Month, I wrote the following brief metaphor that summarized my feelings during a time when I was leaning towards suicide.  "You Never Read Me" You formed my words and gave me inspiration. You cheered on each stroke of loving creation. But you never read me. You counted my pages and … Continue reading You Never Read Me (for Suicide Prevention Month)