The Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn are exactly 47 degrees apart from one another. Well, not exactly. More like 46.87362. But who's counting? What are the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, anyway? And what do I mean by "degrees"? I'm glad you asked. They are latitude lines, lines that run parallel to the Equator. … Continue reading Forty-Seven
Does Christmas Have a Meaning Anymore?
It's mid-morning on December 25. My kids have opened their presents, and they're happily playing with new toys. We're expecting extended family to arrive in a little while. It's a lull in the excitement and the busyness of this queen of all holidays. And I'm thinking about the "true meaning of Christmas." I've been inspired … Continue reading Does Christmas Have a Meaning Anymore?