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Cookie Mail

Last night I baked off some cookies. We ate them together at the table. Harbour wanted me to save one for him to have today. He was very concerned about it; asking to be sure I’d saved it. I pulled some parchment out of the drawer and made a quick-and-dirty envelope for the cookie, discovered that Scotch tape doesn’t adhere to parchment (well), wrote his name on the outside, discovered Sharpie pens don’t adhere to parchment (well), and let him know I’d hold onto his cookie mail until tomorrow.

International Mountain Day

I'm told it's International Mountain Day, so I thought it'd be a good time to share some photos from the mountains of Colorado. My wife and I recently went out there to visit my aunt, uncle, and cousins for the first time. We were speechless most of the time. It's a...

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NOTE: Blog posts dating back to May 2003 can be found here on the old blog.

Not Meant for Cutting Down

Not Meant for Cutting Down

You were not meant to do that job.Bear that fruit. Carry that weight. You are remembered.Lovingly. Longingly. Your fingers reaching skyward.Wicking light. Exhaling life. Your limbs, earthward.Resigned. Relieved. You were failed.You were felled. The weight...

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Another Late One

Another Late One

Then I drove home in the middle of the night. Alone on tar rivers oozing under heavy air. A 35mph speed limit. I was Heinz ketchup before squeeze bottles. I was a go kart with a governed throttle. Time itself signaled and passed; in a double yellow section, of course....

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Health Lately

Health Lately

I used to wonder why it seemed that so many people had encounters with God while I felt He was too far away and inaccessible. Then one night in a church group, I said/asked something to the effect of "ok, so you always say to listen to God, but I never hear Him...

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WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest – Day 1

WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest – Day 1

I'll be covering the WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest from my point of view. The catch for me is that I have a full schedule of work, moving and more work throughout the festival. Thus, my POV for the story begins at Stick Boy Bread Co., the local bakery where I currently...

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