You know how it is when you’ve been doing something out-of-the-ordinary for so long that you forget it’s out-of-the-ordinary? That happened to me at work last week. I was asked to write an article for our newsletter suggesting people stop using paper towels, and I asked – in all seriousness – “People still use paper… Read More Do you still use paper towels?
Hello, my friends. I don’t think I’ve ever shared a Rolling Stone article with you, so guess it’s time we corrected that. If you’ve ever wondered why so many conservative Christians support Trump and you’ve got 15 minutes to spare, read this: Why the Christian Right Worships Donald Trump. I’ve seen other articles address the… Read More On the cover of the Rolling Stone… and other matters of faith
Spring has officially arrived to our Minnesota home: Yeah, I know according to the calendar Spring has been here awhile, but it’s only really felt like Spring for the past week or so. And it’s not that a flowering crabapple is an official start, but it sounds good to me. Speaking of trees, we had… Read More Springtime is for the birds
A three day weekend before me, I had one plan and one plan only: to move a tree. To be specific, a volunteer tree that was growing in a small shaded area between our home and the back fence. Far too close to both home and fence. After some careful research, I determined it was a… Read More Birds: Helpful Neighbors or Ruthless Overlords?
Here’s a little known fact about me: Early in my college career, I considered majoring in Philosophy. I was kind of a strange, studious sort in those days, prone to thinking deep, somewhat morose thoughts. Anyway, better sense took hold of me and I decided that earning a living might be more fun. All this… Read More The Tree of Life