A Better Star Wars???

Now, I am about as big of a Star Wars (the original trilogy in particular) fan as you can find so do not take this post as a criticism of one of cinemas greatest achievements. It is not that. I was introduced to the guys at Bad Lip Reading by one of my former residents […]

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Patrick Henry Family Services

On April 14th, 2016, I backed my truck up the little pop up camper that my wife and I bought last year, latched onto the hitch and drove away from the last six years of our lives. We had worked as house parents at Baptist Children’s Home in Carmi, IL for a little over half […]

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Be thankful

I read an article one time on the discipline of gratitude. It was suggested in this article that we should spend time every day listing at least 5 things that we are grateful for. I have done this in the past in my personal journal but I thought I would take some time on here […]

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Appomattox Court House

Back on May 12th, my family and I went for a drive over to Appomattox, Virginia to check out the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. The drive was only about 45 minutes from our house to the park and made for a nice little afternoon trip for the kids. Sydney learned about the significance […]

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Walking and pizza

So, it has rained here off and on for about two weeks now. Elisa was joking yesterday that I tricked her and we really moved to Seattle instead of Virginia because of all of the rain. It is not a constant rain but has been enough to annoy me. However, in between the rainfall, I […]

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20 posts…..

Okay, yesterday was my 20th post which, from what I have read, is kind of a bar to reach for a young blogger. Of course, when I say young, I mean in experience, not age. So, that has been my goal to this point. I just wanted to get 20 posts out there and see […]

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Catching up…..

So, I have been incredibly inconsistent with my posting for the past few weeks and I wanted to apologize to anyone who might actually be interested in how frequently I post on here. Our work schedule has been fairly hectic and irregular over the past two weeks as we are shuffling our days on and […]

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