Category: "family/personal"

Emma's new film: Space Adventures

Emma, age 6, is back behind the camera for a new claymation short. Download the high quality version (15.4 MB, requires Quicktime) more »

Religious Autobiography 2004-2007

Part 3 of this series is here: Religious Autobiography 1998-2002. After quitting my job at the church, I kept my promise to become less involved. I went to Sunday morning services, but that was it. No Sunday school, no Bible studies and no… more »

Religious Autobiography 2002-2004

Part 2 of this series is here: Religious Autobiography 1998-2002 As expected, the church in Adrian offered me a job after I graduated. We moved to Adrian, bought a house and I became the associate minister at Adrian Christian Church. My duties… more »

Religious Autobiography 1998-2002

Part 1 of this series is here: Religious Autobiography 1980-1998. Before I left for college, I was warned by a couple of members in my home church that the church of Christ in Kirksville was not sound. You see, they had a kitchen in their basement.… more »

Religious Autobiography 1980-1998

I know that religion is not considered a topic for polite conversation, but that's never stopped me from talking about it on this site. I've written about religion as a pastor, as a former member of a strange group and more recently as an atheist. But… more »

My garden digger

Four nights ago my garden was dug up. I looked at it in the morning and all the seeds I had planted were mixed up and it was clear that a dog had been digging in my garden. It was probably looking for one of the many moles that roams my yard. I… more »

590 Mushrooms

It's been a good year for mushroom hunting. My dad, his friend Kevin and I went out Saturday morning and found about 590 of them in 3 hours. They both said that it was the best year they can ever remember. In the picture it's (left to right) Kevin,… more »

AMC Best Picture Showcase

Sara and I went to the AMC Best Picture Showcase on Saturday. It ran from 11 am to 11 pm, with about a 20 minute break between each film. The $30 ticket included all 5 movies and unlimited popcorn. 12 hours is a long time to be in a theater, but it's… more »

How to Talk Good

HowToTalkGood.com is a site dedicated to exposing and improving business communication. It's produced by my brother, Mike. Mike is a professional writer and he uses knowledge, sarcasm and pitiless scorn to point out the stupid ways that some business… more »

Fish Friends

Emma and I made this video today: She made all of the models except for the white fish. iStopMotion is a really nice app for doing this. You can even use your Apple Remote to trigger frame captures. more »

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