My Word of the Week: Crack

My Word of the Week: Crack

I felt the earth crack a little wider this weekend when news of the bombings and gunfire in Paris began to circulate on my Facebook feed. Just the day before Lebanon was shaken with two suicide bombs, the US was conducting airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, and a drone supposedly killed Jihadi John, the man seen in so many of the beheading videos.

Ding Dong, Osama’s Dead!

Ding Dong, Osama’s Dead!

When I was a child, every year around Easter one of the broadcast television networks would air The Wizard of Oz. In a time before VCRs and DVD players, movies were something special, and we looked forward to the annual showing. Even though I watched it year after...