A few years back, Jeff Foxworthy captured our imaginations with a shtick that used this simple formula–If you do X, you might be Y: “If you’ve ever belched the words ‘not guilty,’ you might be a redneck.” “If you’ve ever inflated an air mattress with a leaf blower, you might be a redneck.” “If you’ve … More You Might Be a Cultural Christian if…
There was trouble at the Walmart cheese case. Debating the merits of shredded cheddar vs. shredded Colby Jack, I stood momentarily transfixed and no more than eight inches away from the edge of the refrigerated display.
The other day, I had lunch with BFF Mary Jo, whom I’ve known since 8th grade and the Nixon Administration. She told me a story that bears repeating: A man dies and finds himself in heaven, enveloped in the pure presence of God. The man is overwhelmed by the love he feels from his Creator. … More Opening Gifts
It’s been said, The more things change, the more they stay the same. But the last few years have wrought tremendous change to American culture. Changes that ultimately may encourage the individual to flee from society in search of simpler times a la David Thoreau. Or perhaps, like Greta Garbo, you long to say, “I … More Just Walk Away
One of the most charming and humorous parts of Disney’s Haunted Mansion isn’t even in the mansion. It’s in the cue outside. A series of tombstones arranged as if in a family burial plot proclaim pithy witticisms about each for whom the bell tolled. Goodness sake, Jack Sparrow, it seems dead men really do … More Dead Men Really Do Tell Tales