A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Ariel

Welcome back to a series of blog posts exploring the date-ability of Disney's princesses. This week we come to Ariel, also known as The Little Mermaid. This is one of my favorites and is the film that is responsible for beginning the Disney Renaissance, which continued through 1999 with Tarzan and Fantasia 2000. This is … Continue reading A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Ariel

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Nap Time

Welcome to In the Words of a Non-Parent! The part of the blog where I, a non-parent, give parenting advice to parents. Today we explore what happens when your kids just won't go to sleep. It's frustrating, right? So you've put your toddler down for his or her afternoon nap and the kid just won't … Continue reading Nap Time

Question of the Week #83

If you were helping to raise money for a charity and someone agreed to make a large contribution if you would perform at the upcoming fund-raising show, would you? If so, what would you like to perform? Assume the show would have an audience of about 1,000. When I was a kid, maybe 2nd or … Continue reading Question of the Week #83

AFI #59 – Nashville

Nashville 1975 Directed by Robert Altman Netflix says... Countless characters including Shelley Duvall, Keith Carradine, Ned Beatty, and Karen Black, get caught up in a political rally that takes over Nashville in director Robert Altman's sprawling satirical masterpiece about politics and country music. The many find performances in this mosaic include Lily Tomlin's bored housewife … Continue reading AFI #59 – Nashville

Carpool Karaoke

One of my favorite things to do in this world is to get in the car and drive while cranking up the radio/iPod/CD player and singing to the tops of my lungs. Mostly, that's because singing is one of my favorite things to do in this world. The driving, I could take it or leave … Continue reading Carpool Karaoke

Remembering Anne

Up until my senior year of high school, my family attended Villa Heights Baptist Church in Roanoke, Virginia. Up until my junior year of high school, Villa Heights had a fantastic music minister in Anne Eakin. Anne was our worship leader every Sunday morning and evening. Anne was our choir director. And she didn't just … Continue reading Remembering Anne

His Eye Is On the Sparrow

I'm not really sure why I act surprised when God comes through and provides for my needs when all seems lost. It's happened time and again. Maybe it's in my nature to doubt. I know it's my nature to try and rely on myself first, even though I know I should go to Him first. … Continue reading His Eye Is On the Sparrow

Question of the Week #53

How do you react when people sing "Happy Birthday" to you in a restaurant? Well... This is appropriate. My birthday is eight days away. I know a lot of people get embarrassed when someone sings to them in a restaurant. But I'm not one to embarrass easily. I mean, I'm the guy who usually embarrasses … Continue reading Question of the Week #53

Question of the Week #46

When did you last sing to yourself? to someone else? The answer to the first part of this question is always a few minutes ago. 'Cause I'm constantly singing to myself. Sometimes it's something from a Disney movie. Sometimes it's Jason Mraz. Sometimes it's a random praise song that was popular when I was involved … Continue reading Question of the Week #46

Day Nineteen

A Talent of Mine I really don't like to brag. I mean, I know I get on here and occasionally write about how awesome I am. But, you know, that's just a shallow facade attempting to mask the decades of insecurity that rest just under the surface of my personality. More often than not, that … Continue reading Day Nineteen