Ashely Madison: A Late Night Come-On

I was up a little late one night watching CNN waiting for a phone call from my husband, who was on the road to a speaking engagement. As the commercial came on, I got up to get a glass of water and did a double-take. In mid-step, my jaw dropped. Did I just hear what I thought I just heard? Thank goodness for DVR. If I hadn’t been able to rewind, I may have thought I was delusional from lack of sleep. But there it was. A man and woman in bed, the man is awake and uncomfortable. She’s snoring and she’s definitely not attractive. He gets up and Continue Reading

Governor Sanford and the Adultery Trap

I don't know whether to be sad or just numb: today we had yet another revelation about a powerful man (who also happens to be conservative and a professing Christian) having an affair. Mark Sanford, Governor of South Carolina sort of disappeared on Father’s Day weekend.  His wife didn’t know where he was.  His staff, apparently at a loss to answer reporters’ questions, told them he was on an extended hike through the Appalachians.  The mystery continued until Governor Sanford returned, finding more reporters waiting for him at the airport.  Continue Reading