Have We Become the United States of Stupid?

  Recently I read a meme posted on Facebook about stupid people.  The first time I read it, I was uncomfortable that he spoke about people being stupid.  Growing up, stupid was an unacceptable word, so when I read this quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an anti-Nazi theologian imprisoned in Germany in the 1940s reflecting on … Continue reading Have We Become the United States of Stupid?

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If We were Having Dessert, Now is the Time We Would Have it

I do not remember thinking meals in our house were anything spectacular during childhood.  We ate chicken a lot, always vegetables and usually a salad.  Weekends were pot roast and vegetables and very occasionally a steak.  Mother was good at casseroles as well.  Dessert was rare.  After all, on shopping day a pack of Oreos … Continue reading If We were Having Dessert, Now is the Time We Would Have it