Amie, my three-year-old, was kicked out of Awanas this evening.  I do not doubt she deserved it.   My feelings on the matter are ... unclear.



“We are face to face with our destiny and we must meet it with a high and resolute courage. For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out.” Theodore Roosevelt (American 26th … Continue reading Duty

The End

One of the things I like about Chinese films is how bitter sweet the endings are.  Not the typical Western happy ending (nor the completely depressing tragic ending either).

Snow Boarding

I went snow boarding yesterday with the school.  Maggie is turning into quite the fine skier.  I’m only a fair snow boarder.  I attempted to follow her down one run.  She chose to go through the terrain park.  I had a heck of a time avoiding both terrain and people employing the terrain. My one … Continue reading Snow Boarding