Will You Take the Vaccine?

Covid madness. Political twists. Billions of dollars in research. Lack of trust in the media. Scientist giving varied answers. How are we to really know what is going on? So many things are swirling in my mind, so I just wear my mask in public and go about my life. I wash my hands regularly…

New TV Seasons Starting to Show Up

They are slowly trickling in. The shows that have taken a break due to natural season breaks and due to Covid as well. As I watch these, it’s interesting to see how they are handling the Covid culture we are all facing in real life. Now, I’m not a TV critic, and I don’t watch…

Small Town – Big Hearts – a Parade for the Pastor

So my wife is keeping secrets from me. Fortunately, they are not the bad kind of secrets. It was the birthday kind. And more. Apparently the church was conspiring. In the middle of of the COVID chaos, the congregation was planning a parade of appreciation. Through a secret Facebook page and event, they coordinated a…

Comic Week – Some Fun on Friday While in Lockdown

So we are wrapping up our week of looking at comics and how they give a humorous and honest look of our coronavirus culture. Today, we wrap up with some fun. We have our dreams that this lockdown will make us very productive … But we are more like … Maybe we can all agree…

Comic Week – When Worlds Collide

So we are stuck inside. Many of us even have brought our office duties to our domicile. Now I’m not a slob, but when two worlds collide (work and family), there is often collateral damage. So we overlap. And we spread out. And we try to adjust. But it’s not easy. And if two people…

Comics, Culture, and COVID

FOOD … oh how it calls us to laugh! One of the more interesting aspects of this shut down is our food. Our fav eating spots are closed. The shelves at the grocery store seem to be thinner, and it’s not just toilet paper. And we might even be trying more recipes in our adventures…

Comedy and Kids and COVID

Sometimes, we get a little insight to our culture from the comic strips. I realize they are done weeks, if not months in advance at times, but the circumstances we are facing often make the time span become smaller so the comic strip can stay relevant. So today, we look at Family Circus and the…

Comical Insight During a Pandemic

This week I will be sharing some humorous, yet all too real, insights to the human nature from the art world … specifically, comic strips. Just five days of fun … and maybe a little wake up call too. Day 1 … Foxtrot by Bill Amend How far would your kids go, or you, to…

Friday Fun … choices we have during coronavirus lockdown

All week long I’ve looked at comparisons, or maybe I should shay “choices” we must make during our time of lockdown, quarantine, isolation. Today, I am just going to throw some “A or B” choices to get your thinking … and maybe have a little fun too. Isolation orrrr finally having some alone time? Alone…

Purell, Paper Goods & Paranoia

A few years back, while in Dallas, there was a run on gasoline. Lines began to form – blocks long. Prices began to spike. And people began to panic. Now true, a slow moving storm was headed for Houston. And when it hit, it hit hard. but there was never going to be a real…