The Disappearing Pool

A lie stands on one leg, the truth on two."Benjamin Franklin Melissa and I have been lying to our kids for over twenty years. We had three of our four babies when we were living in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  Our house was a hundred and twenty-five-year-old late Victorian with a slate Mansard roof.  An historic landmark… Continue reading The Disappearing Pool

Dogs Can’t Talk

(This is part one of a two-part article on responsibility and consequences, originally published in 2011) A man reaps what he sows.Galatians 6:7b When I was eleven, I accidentally set fire to my parent’s house. Mum and dad had left for work, and I had an hour to kill before school.  Normally that wasn’t a… Continue reading Dogs Can’t Talk