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Dad Knows Best

June 15, 2017 Fathers often take on a near legendary persona in the minds of their young children. After all, no kid ever yelled on the playground, “My mom can beat up your mom!” No, the misguided status of warrior hero is a mantle most fathers must unintentionally bear, and it’s not hard to see…

The Sharpest Weapon

June 12, 2017 When my mom and I adventured through Europe after I graduated college, our first destination was Amsterdam. We walked along the quaint streets, keeping watch for rogue trams and bicyclists. Elm trees shaded the bricked facades of Dutch Renaissance buildings overlooking quiet, houseboat-lined canals. It was hard to imagine that a mere…

Changing Times

June 5th, 2017 Smart phones. Drones that deliver packages. Cars that drive themselves. Family Radio’s new logo. Times, they are a-changing! And like all change, it gets met with mixed reviews. Some change is great, and let’s face it: who doesn’t like the idea of not having to parallel park for themselves? On the other…

Giving All

May 29, 2017 Freddie Stowers, an American corporal in the United States Army during World War I, gave his all to serve our country. On the morning of September 28, 1918, his company attacked Cote 188, a heavily-defended hill in Ardennes, France. The battle raged, but the Americans steadily gained ground. Soon, the Germans surrendered,…

May Flowers

May 22, 2017 Days of winter gloom blew away a long time ago. Dreary clouds have cried the last of their April showers. May flowers spread their petals to embrace the spring. These days, the sun beams warmly, pouring a healthy dose of Vitamin D over me. After months of winter lethargy, I finally have…