– the second amendment

Article the Second A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. I’m not against guns. I’m against idiots with guns. I’m not against the right for citizens to own and keep guns. I’m against citizens owning…

– chicken vs. egg – part 3

Time magazine, February 21, 2011  “In a British study of children and nutrition, kids who ate a healthy diet (lots of fruits, veggies, rice and pasta) at age 3 had higher IQ’s at age 8 ½ than kids who ate meals made up of a lot of fats, sugars, and processed foods.  The average difference…

– what i’ve learned, so far, about parenting

i’ve notice a handful of books in recent years from celebrities and television personalities, non-fiction books that are like a tribute to the father from the son.  i would imagine that any father who has a son so motivated to write about about him must be a great dad.  however, some dads are so tough with their…

– to be competetive

It once meant something when you “made the team.”  You went to try-outs, struggled through practice, had a number pinned on your shirt as you caught passes or fly balls.  You stood in front of judges and “nailed it” as best you could, but that “best” doesn’t seem to mean anything anymore.  I know that…

no such thing as ADD or ADHD

there is no such thing as ADD or ADHD, and don’t let anyone tell you differently. if you ask a school psychologist if there is a physiological test that indicates this “disorder,” and if you ask for a simple yes or no answer, you’ll hear “no.” yes, there are children who demonstrate behaviors such as…