…And the Home of the Brave

Kids, did you know that we have a minor league baseball team affiliated with the Boston Red Sox right here in southwest Virginia? Salem has had a minor league baseball team for as long as I can remember. I’m sure they existed long before that, too. When I was a kid, they were the Salem … Continue reading …And the Home of the Brave

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Unexpected Provision

Quick show of hands... How many of you, out there, spend time in prayer? I'm not just talking about when you're in the car and you nearly miss sideswiping or rear-ending someone in traffic and you shout a short, "Thank God I missed that car!" I mean... How many of you sit down and purposefully … Continue reading Unexpected Provision

Three Things

I've got a few things on my mind and none of them fit together. So this isn't going to be a neat and tidy little blog post with one coherent thought. No, there will be several coherent thoughts. First things first... I quit the Whole30. I know. I'm a quitter. How can I show my … Continue reading Three Things

Sleep Study

On my way to work the other day, I heard them talk on the radio about a sleep study that has come out of West Virginia University. According to the study, new parents can expect a disruption to the amount of sleep they get each night, compared to how much sleep they would have gotten … Continue reading Sleep Study

A Week Before 39

My birthday is a week away. I’ll be 39 years old. What’s there to say about turning 39? I remember when I was about to turn 29. I claimed that it was the last birthday I would have. Not because I thought I would die at 29, but because I was pretty sure I didn’t … Continue reading A Week Before 39

So… I’m Doing the Whole30 Again…

Alternatively, this post could have been titled “Of All the Decisions I’ve Ever Made in My Life More Than Once, I Question This the Most” or “Why I Clearly Still Hate Myself and Everything I Stand For.” Some of you may remember that, two years ago, I decided to join in with some friends who … Continue reading So… I’m Doing the Whole30 Again…

Breakfast Every Day

I feel like I’ve mentioned before that I don’t like to listen to the radio. Mostly, I think it’s because I’m unhappy with today’s style of music that seems to be popular with the kids. If it’s not the stuff I grew up on in the 80s and 90s, I’m likely to turn it off. … Continue reading Breakfast Every Day