Monthly Archives: February 2014

What I learned from my dad

February 28 marks the anniversary of my father’s birth, so it seems only right to put down some thoughts on the man and his value to my life. My dad’s a good man. He not only played a pretty critical … Continue reading

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Embracing the supporting role

Cory Feldman’s Ricky Butler in “The Burbs” is one of my favorite supporting characters in any movie. If you haven’t seen this flick, add it to your to-do list and for now, check out this clip of Feldman at his … Continue reading

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The Christian’s three bad words

There’s no shortage of “bad” words out there. Some, we become slightly callused to, while others seem to make our ears perk up regardless how many times we hear them. We often avoid using such words and phrases because of … Continue reading

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French fries, mayonnaise, and the dangers of comfort

I had secret habit for a little while when I was younger. I knew it wasn’t the worst thing in the world, but it was something that seemed different and so I was worried about what would happened if I … Continue reading

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What I learned from apple butter

I’ve been worrying a lot lately. If you follow me on Twitter or keep up with my Facebook page, this surely isn’t “breaking news.” Between winter’s gas bills, student loan repayments, and a broken down car, my underpaying salary has … Continue reading

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What you can do when the storm’s coming

I have a confession to make — I hate bad weather. I’m not sure exactly when this happened, I used to thoroughly enjoy a good rain or snow storm, but at some point I started to consciously understand all the … Continue reading

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Creation vs. Evolution: The danger of the apron brawls

I watched a good bit of Tuesday night’s creation debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye “The Science Guy,” (who by the way, I always felt was just a retread of Nickelodeon’s Mr. Wizard. What ever happened to that guy?) … Continue reading

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What I learned when I didn’t get to see Bill Elliott

In August 1995 Hurricane Felix decided to wreak havoc on my family’s annual beach trip. Instead of a week spent relaxing on the sand in Emerald Isle, N.C., we got two days of water you couldn’t swim in, followed by … Continue reading

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