Choose Life: A Culture In Need of Revolution

I am sitting in my room, the day before I celebrate the passing of another year. However, when I should be reflecting on my blessings and doing my best to not look 53 (whatever that looks like), I can't... I can't because our country is in peril. I refer, of course to the continued killing …

Never Forget… Always Remember

Ok, fire up the barbeque, get out the shorts and flip flops... it's a holiday! After all, that's what holidays are for, right? Right???.... Memorial Day... this is a day of remembrance for those who have died serving our country, protecting its freedoms, and allowing us to live the way we do. We take a day, …

The Beauty of Experience

Long time ago... Freshman year, Central College. I was a young athletic Californian getting used to a strange land - Iowa ;-). I was in the process of meeting some great people, getting used to being on my own (kinda), and learning about different cultural traditions. Now, as a Californian, I felt I was pretty …

True Love on Valentine’s Day

In a couple days, I, as well as just about every other able bodied man in the country will raise our blood pressure by 2-3x... There are times when we are under the microscope, and none so much as the holiday of the hearts... Valentine's day. Here is what I anticipate: many men will vow to …

Seeing The Master: Perspective from a Pooch

The other day I received a call from my best friend: her dog, who has always been good about staying in the yard had found an opening in the fence and "decided to explore". It was late at night, and where he had gone was unknown territory to both my friend and her dog. It …