Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Low Information Diet

There’s a recurring subject that keeps popping up in the things I’m doing.  Sometimes in books, sometimes in podcasts, sometimes in conversations.  Its called a media fast. My first reaction was to scoff at the idea because I generally don’t … Continue reading

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Backyard Birdfeeder

A male Cardinal looks on as a Titmouse grabs some seeds I love my birdies.  I keep them fed with wild songbird seed that I buy in bulk at Sam’s.  I love to wake up in the morning to their … Continue reading

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A Clean Slate

Aguas Calientes, Peru. Preparing for Machu Picchu. There aren’t many times in life that you get a  fresh start.  But that is exactly where I find myself today.   Along with dumb luck, Divine Guidance, and some measure of good planning … Continue reading

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Power Naps

After years of working an Air Traffic Controller’s schedule of rotating shifts, I became a proponent and an expert at taking a power nap.  Over the years, I learned to adapt to working a late shift that ended at 11:00PM, then turning around … Continue reading

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The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo

Patty and I read books out loud to each other. This Fall, we read the book The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo, and loved it. It was a spicy, suspense murder/mystery that kept you guessing until the very end. The … Continue reading

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Fresh Pizza

Pilsbury pizza crust, sliced Roma tomatos, fresh slices of mozzerella cheese, fresh ribbon cut basil, a few pinches of parmesean cheese across the top. Bake on 425F for 18 minutes. A good bottle of red wine. It just doesn’t get … Continue reading

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When A Woman Loves

When a woman loves She loves for real. There’s nothing like the love your woman gives.  It makes you the most special man on earth.  It makes you feel warm and safe.  It makes you feel like nothing else matters.  … Continue reading

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Approaching Christmas

 Stop the Holiday madness.  Give a gift if you must.  But Christmas shouldn’t be about the frenzy to shop or fight traffic or get an extra day off to get to the store.  So shop if you must, but remember … Continue reading

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Black Jesus

While touring Cusco and Aguas Calientes, Peru last week, twice I was confronted with the image of a black Jesus on the Cross. It seems that the Spanish, in their desire to appeal to the Inca people they had conquered and … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Life is like a university. I’m always learning. I love discovering the new, the fresh, the illumination. Today is another new beginning. I am starting this blog to write about life, people, God, music, joy and sometimes about struggles. I’ll … Continue reading

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