Misery’s Hometown

In case the nasty weather, Republican primaries, spiraling deficit or the Oscars didn’t already make you feel like a snail’s slime trail, the good editors at Forbes have a little something to help you completely over the edge of the cliff. Behold, Atlanta – the most miserable sports city in the United States. That’s right, […]

Prayer For Alabama – And For Us

This is Tuscaloosa, Alabama a few hours ago. My wife has friends and family there, and the news isn’t good. The city is devastated, with several buildings simply gone. It only gets worse from there; the damage across the state, and all over the Southeast, is unspeakable. And it touches home in so many ways […]

How to Beat the Snowed-In Blues

We’ve been snowed in our house for the last three days. It’s been fun, but the kids are finally starting to get bored with being inside, and my wife and I are beginning to wonder if we should redirect money from retirement into tuition for a good European Boarding school. To prevent us from shipping […]

How Lewis Grizzard Changed My Life

I was filing out an application for a men’s mentoring program today (it’s with the C.S. Lewis Institute here in Atlanta), and among the many questions I had to answer was this: 20. What book, other than the Bible, has had the greatest impact on your life? Explain why. It took me a while to […]