Monthly Archives: October 2014

Untimely Death

By: Susan Bea Good Carmel, our beloved Boxer….Belle, our neighbor’s Black Lab….and Brittany Maynard, a 29 year old newlywed….all three had, or plan soon to have, an untimely death. Carmel was one of those “best dogs ever.” He was devoted … Continue reading

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Cutthroats In and Out of Politics

By: Susan Bea Good I walked into a trap this afternoon. After weeks of assisting a vulnerable new friend to find an alternative for her young daughter’s medical needs, I was accused of excessive coercion. The ASL professionals overseeing the … Continue reading

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Rights Vs. Responsibilities

By: Susan Bea Good The mid-term elections are just ten days away. This November fourth has the expectation to be a hope-or-horror day. Which one, depends on your political preference. Liberals anticipate a horrible day, while Conservatives have hope that … Continue reading

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Fair Game

By: Susan Bea Good Gun season is fast approaching in Michigan. November fifteen is almost a sacred day here…set apart for the opening of a two week gun deer-hunting season. Many members of my family, including my daughters, will be … Continue reading

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Walking Beans

By: Susan Bea Good In Nebraska, a no-nonsense candidate named Ben Sasse is running for the Senate seat currently held by the “full-of-it” (nonsense, that is) incumbent Democrat Mike Johanns. I am crediting Mr. Sasse with coining the term “Dispositionally … Continue reading

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Do Good-Feel Good

By: Susan Bea Good At my third Basketball Camp this summer there was one young boy unwilling to accurately evaluate himself. He was unhappy and spent a lot of time blaming others for his bad feelings. At one point I … Continue reading

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Get Ready!

  By: Susan Bea Good It was Nick Jonas who recently reminded me of the message from a song I used to sing in my Baptist youth group, over forty years ago…”Get Ready…Jesus is coming!” Earlier this month young Mr. … Continue reading

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