Month: June 2007

Hospital visits increasing

June 30, 2007 | 13 comments

A reader just alerted me to an article put out by, reporting that “Hospital and doctor visits in the United States have surged by 20 percent in the past five years…” I read the piece with dismay for it

What thou see’est, thou be’est

June 28, 2007 | 5 comments

Three weeks ago, we had a bout of forgetfulness in our household. The first major slip-up came in our mistaking the time for one of our son’s year-end concerts. The family had been planning to attend this event for months,

Upset with high gas prices?

June 26, 2007 | No comments yet

Gas prices have gone sky-high compared to what we’ve paid in the past, in the USA, anyway. To counteract any rising emotions that might come along with doling out ever –increasing wads of cash to the oil companies, check out,

Improving church services

June 25, 2007 | 24 comments

I attend church services at the Church of Christ, Scientist, which has hundreds of branches around the world, and I’ve heard it frequently complained by visitors that these services could use some more life. Now, I will be the first

Acknowledge your blessings

June 21, 2007 | 6 comments

Last weekend, my wife and I took our son to a large out-of-town tennis tournament for junior players. It was his first major event to participate in as a competitor, and we were all excited about the opportunity for him