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The price of a movie ticket


Two years ago a parent of a child with a disability received the phone call that devastated their world. Her son had been murdered by three off duty police officers. Not because he committed a crime. Not because he was did anything wrong.

He died over the cost of a movie ticket. Continue reading

When a good book ruins your day

It was a wonderful weekend. My nephew was on leave from the Navy. Abby’s cousins took her out trick or treating. The entire clan came to our home for an early Thanksgiving. The cousins left around mid-day. I settled down with a good book and the football game. What could go wrong?

It started innocently enough. I downloaded the book, If I Stay, from the public library and was hooked immediately. It was well written and the story was moving…until page 103. Continue reading