- Wed, Jul 8, 2015
Burn Baby, Burn
Question: What sport burns, in six minutes, the same amount of energy as two non-stop, back-to-back basketball games?
The answer is crewing.
That fact was news to me, even though I have two daughters who both rowed from their 7th grade summer all the way into college. I happily spent countless hours at high school and college regattas waiting for those magic seven minutes of each child's race. I'm sure I complained a couple of times during the passing of all those events. But as painful as the waiting might have been, it was ...
- Fri, Jun 5, 2015
Communists, Cars and Cigars
Those three words can only mean one destination: Cuba!
As I write, Charles Morris and a team from the Haven Ministries Board are traveling home from that strange island nation. The country is especially alluring for those of us who were alive during the Cuban missile crisis and were keenly aware of the threat just 90 miles off our shore.
For decades, the thought of traveling to Cuba was at the very least dangerous. Actually, it really was unthinkable. But today, touristas are being welcomed with open armas. Bienvenidas!
The light of capitalism is shining brightly ...