Mary Poppins is a superhero and other words worth knowing

I've grown to associate the summer with the superhero thanks to the plethora of movies featuring masks, spandex, and last-second rescues. But not all stories of the summer involve vats of radioactive goo or other experiments gone awry. This story started out years ago - almost nine to be exact. I'd been promoted shortly before … Continue reading Mary Poppins is a superhero and other words worth knowing

An Unimaginable Century – Live Long and Prosper

We had just returned from enjoying a morning at the neighborhood pool. The kids were demanding snacks. Somewhat distracted as I grabbed our pool bag, I yanked the car's back hatch down. Whack! The corner of the hatch struck the side of my head. I might be a bit of a klutz, but I can … Continue reading An Unimaginable Century – Live Long and Prosper