I've been meaning to write this article for awhile now; but, you know, life gets in the way. How do we find the time to get words down on the page? Well, here's my method.
NaNoWriMo Prep and Passing 100k
Greetings, all. I was pleasantly surprised to see that people were subscribing to this blog, even though I hadn’t posted in awhile. I’ve been venturing out into the Twitter-verse and exploring Facebook, following and friending those who’ve caught my eye. I humbly thank those who have reciprocated. It is heartening to see many kindred souls … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Prep and Passing 100k
Jesus said, "If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you."
The Bully Breakdown
As I watched the bullying happen on camera I seethed at the bully but found myself incredulous at the complacency of the present adults. They would look the other way or intervene only to blame the victim for allowing themselves to be the victim.
A Sporting Chance
“Victory is in the quality of the competition, not just the final score.” - Mike Marshall, American baseball player.
The Christmas Spirit
Now that the holidays are over and credit card bills have replaced Christmas cards in our mailboxes I thought it was a good time to write about “The” Christmas Spirit: Santa Claus.
Smoke the Turkey
If you are feeling adventurous this Thanksgiving why not smoke your turkey on the grill? I’ve done it for five years and will never go back to the kitchen oven. You get lots and fresh air and free up the oven for the rest of the food. And, nothing tastes better than a bloody mary out in the grill smoke first thing in the morning.
The Point of Tipping
I don’t normally write about political issues; however, I don’t believe this is as much a political issue as it is a family issue. A neighborhood issue.
First, let me say that our family is lucky to have the option of having a stay-at-home parent. My wife, with much hard work, has excelled in her career allowing me the option of being the stay-at-home dad and Chief Household Officer.
Dad as Head Chef
One of the reasons my role of Chief Household Officer and stay-at-home-dad works for our family is that I am a pretty good cook.