Are you disaffected because hope didn’t come true with the wave of a hand? If you drop out of the political process, what happens?

Those tea party mobs win. Those who obstruct win. Those sophists who lie win.

Hope endures only if you persist in its pursuit.

To hell with sugar free

This week, my sister, my wife and I held a quiet discussion with my 83-year-old father. He’s been diagnosed with ALS. My sister, Karen, earnestly worked through a Five Wishes living will workbook.

He likes banana cream pie. Our daughter-in-law has been making sugar free pies for him.

To hell with sugar free.