Dad Does the Right Thing

Michael Palomino was confronted with a very difficult decision after being made aware of a YouTube video of  his son and other teens beating another teen.  Palomino became aware of the video after family members notified him of it. Palomino, a law enforcement officer, decided to turn in his son Raymond. Palomino believes that he … Continue reading Dad Does the Right Thing

Thought for the Day

“If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, either we have to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are, or we've got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don't want … Continue reading Thought for the Day

Disabilities: My Story

This is the 2nd installment in a series on disabilities. It has taken much longer to write this than I intended. I guess because it is my story and personal. One of the reason's I write about disabilities is because I have several learning disabilities. One of the most frustrating things about learning disabilities is … Continue reading Disabilities: My Story

Boycott Dr Pepper — Update

I left a comment on Dr Pepper/Snapple's website about the way Dublin Bottle Works (Formerly Dublin Dr Pepper) was treated.  I received the following response: January 16, 2012 Dear Mrs. XXX: Thank you for contacting us about Dr Pepper Bottling Co. of Dublin, Texas.  We wanted to let you know that we have settled our … Continue reading Boycott Dr Pepper — Update

I Tripped

The actions of Captain Francesco Schettino following the sinking of the Costa Concordia are one of the worst examples of not doing the right thing. The entire incident  was caused by the failure to act responsibly. Schettino has been criticized for abandoning ship. Even after being ordered to return to the ship by the Italian … Continue reading I Tripped