Fear(less)

by Mike Halpin — Fear grows like a creeping weed across our landscape. Fear has been sown like seed, fertilized like grass, watered and encouraged in every way possible, 24/7 in our online age. Fear has been sown by government and media, by national and foreign powers, by men and women, doctors and nurses, friends... Continue Reading →

How Will We Die?

by Mike Halpin — Cemeteries have been some of my favorite places. Many dates I took with my then future wife were in cemeteries. I didn’t know that was odd until Cathie shared her sister Barb’s quip before one of our dates, “What cemetery is he taking you to today?” I appreciate cemeteries for two... Continue Reading →

Is That Legal?

Some laws are illegal.  Sounds oxymoronic I know, but we are talking about politics and the unholy fruit of legislators here. Some laws don’t pass judicial muster as “legal” legislation when a court or a judge determines that they are not sufficiently specific.  Laws have to be clear enough that a reasonable person knows what... Continue Reading →

Hearts of Wisdom

Old friends buried their son a week ago today— at twenty-two-years-old, his death in a gun accident was unlooked for— a painful understatement.  Words like tragic, awful, and heart-wrenching come to mind but fall short of the abrupt end-of-life-as-we-know-it reality.  We fall headlong off the cliff of unlooked for disasters.   The death of the... Continue Reading →

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