When I was a boy, I was always jealous of my friends who had fathers with a career. Whether it was a tobacco salesman at one of the many warehouses in our small rural town at the time, or whether it was the local attorney or Lance Truck delivery guy… there was something I felt […]
I’ve owned a couple of Apple Watches in the past and always appreciated the design and constant alerts. But after a while, I would look at the Watch on my bedside charger in the morning and think “Do I need to wear you today? Nah.” So, I’ve been skeptical about the Apple Watch and thought […]
I wrote this back in 2008 as I was turning 30: However, turning 30 still scares the hell out of me because I don’t want to loose my idealism which is tied so close to my own identity. via 29 – Sam Harrelson Today I turn 39. I feel like I’ve changed so much in […]
There are downsides to having a family Amazon Echo hooked up to your personal Spotify account…
“The map above shows the locations of the 8 Wizarding schools that have been revealed so far, that exist in the Harry Potter universe.” Source: Wizarding School Locations from Harry Potter – Brilliant Maps I’ve always loved maps and map-making. As a kid, I filled notebooks with imaginary island countries or continents (and their cities) on […]
On the topic of whether parents should post about their kids’ college acceptance on Facebook, but a good reminder for all of us parents who grew up in a time before social media and are still figuring out its long term impacts on ourselves and our children: “This isn’t your moment, as much as it […]
What an adventure it’s already been, Merianna! Looking forward to many more with you.
Will Emmanuel ever be a megachurch? No. It’s not a splashy place that is known for its rock band or stage settings or theatrical services. There’s no “Shine Jesus Shine” here. It’s not “easy” and it gets into your soul in ways that you don’t understand at first. Going to Emmanuel on just Christmas morning and Easter […]
After (over) 10 miles of walking around D.C. during one of my tour guide specials, the girls were still excited to see “where President Obama lives and works.” We’ve got amazing kids.
“The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States Friday in a closely divided ruling that will stand as a milestone in its 226-year history. The justices ruled 5-4 that states cannot deny gay men and lesbians the same marriage rights enjoyed for thousands of years by opposite-sex couples. Within days if not hours, […]