Why War?

My family and I had the privilege of visiting Washington, D.C. over Easter weekend. It was really special getting to see all the different monuments and reflect on the sacrifices made for us. While it was difficult to answer our son's questions, my husband and I did the best we could. The only question we couldn't really answer was, "Why war?" It was difficult for him to wrap his mind around violence, fighting, and death. He couldn't grasp why we would honor that. I had to help his four-year-old … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Should I get a new computer?

Dear Crabby, My kids want me to buy a new computer, but I just got one about four years ago! How often should someone have to buy one of these things? Is this some sort of marketing scam? Sincerely, Hew Packard Dear Mr. Packard, I am right there with you on that one! I am forever asking my kids or grandkids to help me get my computer back online or make it faster. It seems like they go in circles - it's either something that I did too much of or something that I didn't do enough of! I need … [Read more...]