Category: Family

21 Suggestions for Success

A friend of mine tipped me off to these suggestions, but they are both profound and simple: 1. Marry the right person. This one decision will determine 90% of your happiness or misery. 2. Work at something you enjoy and that’s worthy of your time and talent. 3. Give people more than they expect and…
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Build your site with Concrete

For those of you that have always wanted a web site, but don’t want to deal with all the cost of updating it when your content changes, there’s a solution for you. Concrete5 is a new Content Management System (CMS) that blows everything else I’ve used out of the water.  Everything else I’ve used (and…
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Monster at the door

Every once in a while, you get the opportunity in life to see something that others will never see.  Tonight my wife calls on my way home from work. “There’s a huge spider on the porch!  It’s as big as a tarantula!” Of course she was exaggerating….  so I thought.  I told her to save…
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The Refiner’s Fire

There are tragedies in this world that nobody ever expects will happen to them.  It’s always someone else that experiences tragedy.  Yesterday, tragedy hit far too close to home.  My sister-in-law, Liz, and her husband, Zac, just experienced one of the most difficult tragedies.  They lost their little baby before they even got to experience…
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The Fear Epidemic

Fear is destroying our lives. There are some who say that money is the root of all evil.  If that is true, fear plays a close second fiddle. It’s crushing our society, our children, and our families. It’s one of the most debilitating problems in the 21st century. There are many who would argue that…
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Proud moment

Except from today’s chat with my wife: 11:07:13 AM Emily: lol…Halie was just watching Modern Marvels and she wouldn’t let me change the channel 11:07:29 AM Emily: they were showing how corn is made I almost shed a tear of joy… sniff, sniff. That’s my girl!

Conversing with me

A friend of mine recently posted a blog entry entitled “Conversating” that listed several questions/topics one could discuss with someone else in order to get to know them better.  Seeing as I like to make your life miserable in the 21st century, I decided that I would answer those questions so you could all get…
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Where is the world is Santa?

Ever wanted to know exactly where Santa is on Christmas Eve? Well, usually you would have to wait for the news or something similar. But this year, the traditional Santa trackers (NORAD) and Google have teamed up to give you the best way to track Santa. Santa can now be tracked through Google Earth. If…
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More Pix of Jaxon

As promised, I’ve uploaded more pictures of Jaxon. You can find them here or by clicking the image below.

Jaxon is home!!!!

Oh yeah! The boy is home and we are excited. Emily is a little concerned about dealing with a “preemie,” but the doctors and nurses assured us to treat him just like any other newborn. We’ll be posting more pictures soon and we might even get some small video clips up as well.