4:30 am. At work to connect with the guys in India. The motion sensor lights in my office turned off. Either I'm so focused on my task that I'm not moving much or I fell asleep at my desk.
If it makes you happy It can't be that bad If it makes you happy Then why the hell are you so sad --If It Makes You Happy - Sheryl Crow This song has become something of an anthem to many I know who adhere to the philosophy that if it feels good, or brings … Continue reading Are You Really Happy?
The other week I read an interesting book called Old Man's War by John Scalzi. It reminded me a bit of Starship Troopers (the novel, not the film) as it is written in first person and tells the story of a Colonial Defense Force recruit's journey from civilian to seasoned veteran. It lacks the political … Continue reading A Look at Old Man’s War
Yesterday was a good, long day. I needed to get the kids out of the house. Jenn needs a break from the young'uns every once in a while and the front deck needed sanding (she's much more the "handy man" than I). I took the older five down to the park on the south end … Continue reading A Nice Day
For all my frustration and exasperation with churches, I will state again that I have not given up on church. The New Testament uses several metaphores such as the Bride of Christ and the Body of Christ to describe the church. Husbands are commanded to love their wives as Christ loves the church and sacrificed … Continue reading Not Giving Up
What is news? What news is really news? It's rather embarrassing to watch any late night show where they ask random people on the street about history and current events. Americans don't know jack! And the stuff we do know about is usually not worth knowing. It's scary what the average American uses their gray … Continue reading That’s News To Me
Last month I saw something truly rare: a cat worth $500. My eyes only glimpsed it briefly before it disappeared. If I saw it so briefly, how do I know it was worth $500? Because that's how much it cost to fix my jeep after I swerved to miss the stupid thing!