WAR: my lengthy commentary on a controversial subject by Jed Waverly

It seems like a no-brainer to me today as I think about it carefully.  In fact, it makes me feel like a real idiot that I haven’t been clearer about it in the past.   But today I am taking a break from my work and just thinking.    I read both newspapers in the morning and […]

CONFLAGRATION [kon-fluh-GREY-shuhn] : a fire

Having one’s house burn down can be one of the most devastating moments in a family life.   So much is lost forever.  Family photos, mementos, beloved possessions, art work, an inherited piano, a quilt made by a loved one, baseball cards, a laptop with years of records stored on it.   And who knows what else? […]