May 04, 2016
I stumbled upon George Bellows's painting, "Dempsey and Firpo".
Considered by many to be the greatest American sports painting it captures the dramatic moment in the 1923 World Heavyweight Championship fight between Jack Dempsey (the reigning champ... READ MORE
April 25, 2016
I am a yoga junkie.
I said it.
Picture me at my first class—in a sea of women in black, stretchy pants.
I had never been more uncomfortable in my life.
It took years of Cherie gently prodding for me to see a counselor.
And it had taken her... READ MORE
April 14, 2016
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God’s kingdom is like a treasure hidden in a field for years and then accidentally found by a trespasser. The finder is ecstatic—what a find!—and proceeds to sell everything he owns to... READ MORE
March 29, 2016
Our home had been overtaken by fairy lights.
Christmas twinkle lights, boughs of evergreens, ribbons of red and the fragrance of pine filled the living room. It was the night of our annual Christmas Party and I was ready. I’d been decorating for... READ MORE