A shooting happened at a softball field yesterday. This morning, between weather reports and nail polish reviews, there is a renewed call for unity. Renewed? Yes, because we’ve been down this road before. Tragedy brings us together. Even if superficially. But I get tired of superficiality. I know many of you do as well. With all the news reports I’ve seen over the years about what we need to do to create unity and bring…..
We found out this weekend that Adam West passed away. Of course, he is Batman. The Batman. The fun, calm and original Batman. My favorite part of the original Batman series was the fight scene. I’m not sure if it was every week, but watching Batman take care of the goofy villains was fun to watch. And I can’t explain why, but my favorite part of a fight scenes was the Bat-fight words. And my…..
By the way, sometimes it’s okay to start change small. Doing something completely new can be daunting. It can be scary. Well, for most people. There are those among us that love to blaze the trails; we call them trailblazers–we’re so creative. For most of us, however, trying anything new is feels like feeding Gizmo after midnight. But if you’re not willing to move to the new, you’re bound to get held back. So, instead…..
Facebook helps us do something we should be doing already. By now every Facebooker has seen the daily reminders of what you posted previously on this date the year before; it’s creatively labeled On This Day. It began with displaying just what you posted one year ago, I believe. Now, it takes you back several years. You also see who you became friends with that day and for how long you’ve been connected through Facebook. What…..
Let me introduce you to Capirotada. May you have a long, lasting relationship together. Usually, people make this dessert during the season of Lent–coming to a church potluck near you, if you’re lucky! You might not know how to pronounce it properly, but just know it’s a type of bread pudding. And I’ve always liked it. I was enjoying one night and someone with me said, “I don’t like capirotada.” While I had heard of people…..