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Detacho: Modular Dollhouses for Fractured Families

ShareOkay, now this is just sad. Toys help children to learn and prepare them for life.  That’s why industrial designer Ben Forman (benformandesign.co.uk) has introduced a new dollhouse to help today’s modern preschooler prepare for the inevitable unhappy changes in her family structure.  It’s called Detacho. Detacho families, like so many contemporary American families, can […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAD! This One's For You!

ShareMy father Roy “Bud” Davis, had he not succumbed to cancer in his early 40s, would be 84 years old today. Dad was a man of faith and high moral principles.  He was a quiet man, even stoic—but Dad was not afraid to challenge someone who skidded across his clear line of acceptable behavior.  For […]

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WHAT DO YOU TELL YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT THE EASTER BUNNY?

ShareNow I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, < cheap generic levitra span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>on which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain. – 1 Corinthians 15:1-2 […]

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LIFE WITHOUT DO-SI-DOS: It’s Time to Say Goodbye to the Girl Scouts

Share Who can turn away a sweet little girl, boxes of cookies in her wagon, smiling hopefully at your front door?  And who can turn down the savory pleasures to be found in every box of Thin Mints and Samoas and Savannahs?  *     *     *     *     * Well, I can. You see, the proceeds from the […]

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SEASONS GREEDY! One Shop’s Frank Message Has Me Thinkin’

Share Today at lunch, I strolled through the mall.  Not too many shoppers, I noted, since it’s just a few weeks from Christmas!  Maybe, in this down economy, they’re all at home baking cookies and knitting sweaters for their loved ones….  Then I saw it:  Splayed prominently across a shop window in artificial spray snow […]

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