I wonder where I’d be sometimes if it wasn’t for God dropping blessings right in front of my face. Of course, I think about it—the very air I breathe and the ground I walk on count …
Tuesday, February 21
I like corn. It’s about as American a staple as I can think of when it comes to U.S.-produced food. With as much sweet corn as we go through each summer, it’s something we always have an …
Wednesday, February 1
Writing is a lot like skinning a beaver. It takes some preparation, some time invested, and diligent follow-up to make it all worthwhile.
Wednesday, January 25
I’ve had meatloaf for many of my birthdays over the years. When I was a kid, it was one of the best things my mom made me, thus it was requested several times. When I got older and got hitched …
Wednesday, January 18
“Grandpa Adam, I want to catch a ginormous beaver, as big as me,” declared my son Rorick, while speaking on the phone with my father. We had been telling many bedtime stories lately about the beavers that his Grandpa Adam and I had caught in the past. Even the less colorful stories were eagerly absorbed by my son’s ears as he began to catch the fever for going trapping for beavers.
Wednesday, January 4
Who likes New Year’s resolutions? I think we all like the idea of fixing small areas of our life, so we can be a better version of ourselves, perhaps with the exception of those who are already perfect and need not improve.
Thursday, December 22, 2022
Nothing pleases all crowds, young and old, quite so much as a good old-fashioned hot chocolate. However, not every cup of hot chocolate need be old-fashioned. When my wife first mentioned hot …
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Its been a long eventful year, and as I fight with many of the same ongoing tasks that make up my day-to-day out here, I can’t help but reflect on the blessings and progress that have been made.
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
“I need to kill something,” my wife said to me as we juggle attempting to clean the house and preparing for work, church and half-a-dozen other family obligations taking place in the next few days.
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Well, it’s Thanksgiving—or likely a day or so afterward, by the time this is distributed—and I’m sure the first thing on everyone’s mind is turkey, stuffing, mashed …