A Victory For Family, Canada, The Expos

by Kevin Burton    Game one of the sibling rivalry baseball series went to yours truly last week.  It was the moves I didn’t make that saved me.    Life is like that sometimes.    I mentioned earlier on Page 7 that my brother Steve and I are playing a best-of-five baseball series using a …

What Is Your Definition of Family?

by Kevin Burton    At a church I attended in Columbus years ago, the pastor mistakenly referred to my “wife and kids” one day.   Back then I had neither wife nor kids, but his mistake was understandable. I am mentioning this anecdote today as I try to define the term “family.”    A good …

Two Shots, Two Weeks, Then What?

by Kevin Burton    Yeah, OK, so now what?    A growing portion of the world population has received a vaccine to combat the Covid-19.  But this is no happy ending. In fact, it’s no ending at all.    In March of last year in response to the virus, the global scientific community began what …

Cover Your Family And Friends In Prayer

by Kevin Burton   “One of the most effective ways to pray for ourselves and for others is to pray scripture. In doing so, we echo back to God that which we know is his will.”    Those are words from the back cover of the book “Covering Your Life In Prayer: Discover A Life-Changing …

Burning Question: Which Burner Is Best?

by Kevin Burton You may have heard, a social media debate is, uh, simmering. Which stovetop burner is the best to use? Which one is your favorite? Oh great, another way to divide Americans. And, it appears I am on the outside looking in, again. As with the arrangement of letters on a typewriter keyboard, …

Trees Falling In The Quarantine Forest

by Kevin Burton     Had a hard time getting the old blog out this week for reasons beyond my control.  It got me thinking about relevance.    Also, our internet provider helped me name my alleged debut album.  But I’m getting way ahead of myself.    First, my 6½-year-old computer gave up the ghost Sunday …