Could We Be Lazier?

Y'all... I think that we, as a society, are in trouble. When we look at human history, for the most part, we see technology advancing very slowly. Suddenly, we hit the back half of the 19th century and it seems like our technological advances begin to grow exponentially. Don't worry, I'm not trying to downplay … Continue reading Could We Be Lazier?

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These Dreams

I've been having some memorable and vivid dreams lately. Now, I have a tendency to go through phases in my sleep where I'll go a month or so not remembering any of my dreams. And then I'll have a week where I have one or two dreams per night that I can very easily recall. … Continue reading These Dreams

Like a (Poorly Tailored, Really Tiny) Glove

It's not often that I find myself in a situation where I need to get dressed up these days. I work in an elementary school where, at worst, the dress code is business casual. I attend a church that is very "come as you are." If I were to show up in a suit, I'd … Continue reading Like a (Poorly Tailored, Really Tiny) Glove

…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

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