300 and still going strong – And I thank you!

This is just a short note to let you know that this is my 300th post on my blog. So far, not including this post, I have written 214,373 words  in the 299 posts to date, have had 2,271 comments posted, and have seen 278,459 hits to my blog in just under 2 years. This really is great news. I love writing this blog, and I hope you all love to read it too. I love my readers, and with the success of the recent book giveaway, and the impending 2nd...

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Thank God

There are many things that religious folks will say like when they can’t explain something, or when a fact gets in the way of their faith. Things like “It’s all part of God’s plan”, or “God willed this to happen,” or even “I’ll pray for your mother during her heart surgery.” To me these just seem like ways to fill the silence, but of course there’s more to these comments than...

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