Nick on December 29th, 2013

Kids don’t come with owner’s manuals, but they really should. I know, because as a single father I sure made a lot of mistakes, and I’d give anything to go back in time and undo some of them. But somehow we managed to get through it all, and though we hit some rough patches along […]

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Nick on December 24th, 2013

As if you’re not tired of hearing about Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty’s current difficulties, here I go again. But first, let’s put the whole freedom of speech issue to bed. Like every American, Robertson does have the right to express his views, whether we agree with them or not. However, he must now live […]

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Nick on December 19th, 2013

The internet is currently ablaze with comments about Arts & Entertainment Network suspending Duck Dynasty family patriarch Phil Robertson after his comments in an interview with GQ, in which he quoted the Bible and said that homosexuals would not go to Heaven and that it will “Start with homosexual behavior and just morph out from […]

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Nick on December 17th, 2013

I’ve been reading an excellent book called Girl Sleuth, which is the story of how the beloved girl detective Nancy Drew came into being. It’s a fascinating read for anyone who is involved in the publishing business, or anybody who ever read the Nancy Drew mystery series. For those not familiar with the girl detective, […]

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Nick on December 10th, 2013

Depending on which side you take in the age-old controversy about heredity versus environment, we are all either genetically inclined to become who we are, or we adapt to our surroundings as we grow. Of course, there are plenty of arguments against both claims. We’ve all seen kids that came from good families go bad […]

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