Grandfamilies: Never Negotiate

Sawyer and Carly Celebrating Papa Rich’s Birthday. April 2011. When it comes to working out holiday visits or overnights or any other aspect of your relationship with your grands that depends on cooperation, never negotiate. That advice may sound silly or selfish or just plain cruddy, but hear me out. Negotiation is all about finding a mutually […]


Code Three: Running Hot

   Fire Trucks. Foothill Ranch. October, 2007 Trouble Ahead! I pulled to the shoulder and stopped, watching in awe as a fire engine, lights flashing and sirens screaming, careened up the road towards me. It swung, northbound, into the southbound lane I had just cleared in response to its warnings.  Wow. We could have collided. […]


Code Three: Running Hot

   Fire Trucks. Foothill Ranch. October, 2007 Trouble Ahead! I pulled to the shoulder and stopped, watching in awe as a fire engine, lights flashing and sirens screaming, careened up the road towards me. It swung, northbound, into the southbound lane I had just cleared in response to its warnings.  Wow. We could have collided. […]


Code Three: Running Hot

   Fire Trucks. Foothill Ranch. October, 2007 Trouble Ahead! I pulled to the shoulder and stopped, watching in awe as a fire engine, lights flashing and sirens screaming, careened up the road towards me. It swung, northbound, into the southbound lane I had just cleared in response to its warnings.  Wow. We could have collided. […]


>Intellectuals for God!

> A Big Stack of Books He Came to Take Away our Sins, not our Brains I entertained myself yesterday by reading through a catalog from a Christian bookstore. I did a double-take when I read this phrase in the description of a study guide to sharing the gospel: “Features fascinating on-the-street conversations with atheists, […]