Category: Purely Personal

Hansbrough-Sized Ego

Hansbrough-Sized Ego

Last week I was sitting in the living room minding my own business, when one of my Sons Who Shall Remain Nameless walked out of his bedroom.  The following is almost a word-for-word replay:...

One

This weekend, 143 of our students and leaders will be heading to Camp Willow Run for the annual fall retreat, with its uber-cool one-word title: ONE. For the first time in six years, I’m...

Fried Cheese, How I Love Thee

For both of my outside-of-North-Carolina readers, this is the time of the year when the Triangle is taken over by emu burgers and Tilt-a-Pukes.  That’s right, I’m talking about the State Fair. You should...

Autumn Has Arrived

Autumn Has Arrived

No, not the season, the girl.  But more on her in a minute.  As a kid, I never understood Autumn.  No, not the girl, the season.  I always felt like Autumn was a waste...

Monday is for Movies?

Monday is for Movies?

I’m not a jump-on-the-bandwagon kind of guy, especially when it comes to pop culture.  I probably should be, but I’m just not.  I rarely get into TV shows when they’re actually on air…I usually start...

The Power of More

The Power of More

Today I should probably write about something funny. For example, I could tell you about a doctor’s visit a couple of weeks ago where I was told that I had warts somewhat odd skin...

My Life in Pictures

My Life in Pictures

This was my view this time last week. Nothing but my ten hideous toes and the vast expanse of my in-laws’ pool. This is my view this morning.  A few hundred info cards from...

The Controversial Post

The Controversial Post

There’s a topic that I’ve been very cautious not to tackle in the fledgling days of this blog.  It’s a subject which, at its very core, has the power to split friendships and families....

Summer is for Downtime

Summer is for Downtime

I’m on the road with my immediate family to visit the extended family.  My bride is apparently going to carry on an all-night TalkFest marathon with my stepmom, so I’m passing time until their...