Tag Archives: family

Be a Little Bolder

I’d like to share a little experience I recently had. My wife and three of my kids and I were recently eating at a Costco Food Court when we noticed a couple of men who looked awfully familiar come and … Continue reading

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I’m a Little Late Paying Off My Mortgage

I have moved a mountain. It wasn’t as fast as it was for Enoch simply telling mountains to flee from before him. But it happened, nonetheless. I feel like there’s only one song that can sum up my feelings right … Continue reading

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I Promised God I Would Write This

In the early morning of Friday, November 26, 2021, I was doing my daily workout. I wasn’t even halfway through when I felt an unmistakable feeling, almost like a voice whispering to me to pay attention. I stopped what I … Continue reading

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Jumanji Is the Right Way to Adapt a Children’s Book to the Big Screen

I’ve wanted to write about Jumanji for a long time, but I couldn’t find the right spark of inspiration. I didn’t want to mindlessly praise it or make an unwarranted comparison to another film. For example, for a while I … Continue reading

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An Example of Seemingly Random Things Happening for a Reason

“There are no accidents,” said a wise turtle named Oogway. I believe that to be a true statement. It might seem like a random series of events produced everything we see around us, from life to civilizations, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Taking a Moment to Be Grateful

I know Thanksgiving was last week, but I feel the need to take a moment to express gratitude for something most precious to me. The Monday before Thanksgiving, my wife collapsed in a puddle of her own blood in our … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Has Been a Blessing to Me

The quarantines, lockdowns, and other restrictions that were put in place in 2020 to stop the spread of COVID-19 are annoying and detrimental to many people. I’m grateful that I have been spared pretty much all of the ill effects … Continue reading

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My Brother, the Nintendo Expert

If you’ve followed this website for the past few years, you’ve probably picked up on the fact that I’m one of nine children, and I grew up in a city in Washington State that’s right next door to Redmond. My … Continue reading

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The Giver and Passing on Knowledge to the Young

Last week I did something I had never done before. I responded to an email I received out of the blue and interviewed its author. You see, I get a lot of emails from people telling me about this or … Continue reading

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10 People and Things I’m Thankful for

I’ll keep things nice and simple this Thanksgiving by sharing 10 people and things I’m thankful for:

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