I walked out of my hotel room this morning carrying a plastic bottle of water and by the time I was at the front desk it was empty. I handed it to the concierge and asked if he could throw it out. Before I could correct myself a hotel manager did it for me. Recycle! From what I can tell, Canada is an enlightened country. There are as many … Continue reading Enlightened Canada
Time will tell but this sure seems like a refreshing shift at Focus on the Family. Jim Daly, who has risen from a hellish past, replaces Dr. James Dobson at the helm of the conservative Christian organization based in Colorado Springs and vows to be a different kind of leader. Instead of being dogmatic “it’s more about having a conversation with people.” He admires Barack Obama, wants to focus … Continue reading New Focus on the Family
I am in shock! Not that Kris Allen isn’t incredibly talented because he is, but who could fill the Pepsi Center and Madison Square Garden and the Staples Center? Who would appeal to women across the board and a whole lot of men too. Adam Lambert is one of the most unique, out of the box contestants American Idol has ever seen. He is a superstar. He … Continue reading American Idol?
My husband is from Iowa. His parents live in a town of about 10,000 called Storm Lake in the Northwest corner of the state. I’ve been going back and forth for many years. The Iowa I used to see was a conservative, set in its ways kind of place that didn’t really welcome change. But my view is shifting dramatically. Iowa voters were prescient with their … Continue reading Trend Setting Iowa