The Importance of Being Earnestly Christlike

Those that know me have noticed that I've mellowed quite a bit over the last few years.  I haven't lost my zeal or fervor but I have learned (and am continuing to learn) that there is a time and a place to offer a counterpoint to those who I disagree with; those places rarely include Facebook or Twitter.  Remembering…Read more The Importance of Being Earnestly Christlike

Fatherhood: The Prequel

I've started work on preliminary plans for a Crib and Changing Table for the the Nursery.  While I could just go out and buy them or put them on the registry, I'd rather build these items myself - I can then make sure they are exactly what we are looking for while making sure they…Read more Fatherhood: The Prequel


Yes, I stole the title of this post from the name of a band. No, I'm not sorry. After hemming and hawing about the decision for the past few months, I have finally decided to pull the metaphorical lever and drop Facebook out of my life.  I'll keep it around for a little while in…Read more Hello/Goodbye

No Shame

I’ve always been overweight.  Always. There has never been a time in my nearly 28 years on this planet when I haven’t been fluffier than my peers or felt paralyzing shame at the thought of having my shirt off.  With that history has come an ever shifting attitude; my mindset has ranged from “I’m worthless because…Read more No Shame