I have been house parenting in group homes for a little over seven years now and have had something like 70 or so kids in my house during that time. Most of that time was spent at BCH in Illinois. However, this past April, we moved out to Virginia to continue this work with Patrick … More Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Have you ever had a friend or two who you were really close to but over time you just sort of lose touch with? Maybe you got married and had kids. Maybe you moved a dozen times or so. Maybe life just happened and then next thing you know, years have passed. Then, one day, … More Some Things Are Just Unbreakable
One thing that I have begun to appreciate about the internet is the constant access that it give me to educational material. I am currently in Grad school through Liberty University which I can do entirely from home. However, what I am talking about here is not necessarily college from home as much as it … More Continue Your Education
First off, I am a huge fan of music. Now, not just one genre of music but music in general. I can listen to country (sometimes). I can listen to rap. Sometimes I will even get Mozart going on youtube and relax to it. I also love incredibly hard rock. I love when the lead … More Those 25 covers….
Do you ever have that feeling that something should be in place that is not there? You finish up a project but there is the feeling that you are not really done? Or, you reach a stopping point knowing full well what is needed but finding yourself without the means to finish the job?
Fall is, by far, my favorite season. It really isn’t even close. I mean, anyone who knows me knows how I feel about winter and I am not a real fan of the summer heat either. Spring is okay but I spend most of it sick with my allergies. However, there is something about the … More When the leaves die….
When I was in my twenties, I used to go to a ton of concerts. I loved them. I mean, you name a Christian artist that was popular (or even unpopular) that played in the late 90’s and I most likely got a chance to see them perform live. My absolute favorite live band is … More Sharing an older part of me…
Okay, so I finished up my Bachelor’s work shortly after arriving here in Virginia and rejoiced as I felt that my college career had finally come to a close. At the age of 40, I was well past the age when most people are writing term papers (at least traditional students) and I was ready … More College is not that easy…
Need a laugh? This is the place. Just be careful, you might end up with a little bit of pee in your pants afterwards.
One of the biggest traps that people fall into as adults is the lure of a quick dollar. You know what I am talking about. There are millions of people out there who are getting sucked into this trap every single day and many of them are doing it willingly. There are the obvious ones … More Don’t Be A Fool