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After the Philadelphia Eagles’ thrilling victory over the New England Patriots in the 2018 Super Bowl, faith was front and center. In response to being awarded the Lombardi Trophy at the post-game ceremony, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson thanked “my Lord and savior Jesus Christ.” Tight end Zach...
Sometimes I wonder how the human race has survived?  Did Grandpa Neanderthal have sleep apnea? Was Grannie Australopithecus bedridden with morbid obesity? Was there a massive outbreak of autism that crippled entire generations and that can be traced to our DNA origins? Did it all start in a small...
About 100 years ago the Czar of Russia (is there any other kind?) and his entire family was murdered by a firing squad by the new boys on the block - the Communists as led by Lenin. The era of brutal Communistic rule and rulers had begun - worldwide. He was founder of the Russian Communist Party,...
We all get spam in our email inbox and they all try various tactics to get your attention above the thousands of others. Here are some that caught my attention during 2017. (I have invented them out of whole cloth and paraphrased others so you will never actually see the ones I have listed below,...
This is a Christmas message for the naive among us. The "game" of Russian roulette is not for the weak at heart. The game is a simple one, but odds are most players will not be receiving old age pensions. A bullet is placed into the cylinder of the .38 caliber pistol, which is usually a five shot...
I was born into the wrong family at the wrong time in the wrong place.  Broth instead of soup so to speak. Six months later another family picked me up, dusted me off and started my voyage into the dysfunctionality of American suburbia. I was surrounded by first and second generation Germans,...

Gary Bégin
  Red Cross Hurricane Harvey - You Can Help Make A Difference redcross.org/Disaster-Relief/Hurricane‎ The website above is the one I trust because I know the American Red Cross, have donated blood to them for years and having also received help from them.  I also trust the Salvation Army for some...
The old folk tune written by Pete Seeger mimics the Bible* and thus acknowledges the reality gained through millennia of man’s experience on planet Earth. Here is the gist of that song: “To everything (turn, turn, turn) There is a season (turn, turn, turn) And a time to every purpose, under...
I don’t have all the answers, but no one human does. So here’s the plan: Allow unlimited immigration to the United States with the caveat that all males and females immediately enlist in the military, branch of their choice, as a price for admission. Once they serve a four year contract, which...
I don't have all the answers, but no one human does. So here's the plan: Allow unlimited immigration to the United States with the caveat that all males and females immediately enlist in the military, branch of their choice, as a price for admission. Once they serve a four year contract, which...

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