This chair belonged to my grandfather.
How am I supposed to feel OK about myself when someone like John Wick, who is at least 10 years my senior . . .
I recently watched the movie The Revenant. It's an ultra-brutal tale about an American Frontier fur trader who is mercilessly attacked by a bear and left for dead. The bear attack scene is truly one of the most realistic and disturbing pieces of movie magic I've ever seen - it is not for the proverbial … Continue reading Survival Skills Reality Check
When I was a boy, I observed with rapt fascination as secret agents, their collection of then-inconceivable gadgets always at hand, communicated verbally with the fine folks back at headquarters through their watches (and sometimes their shoes!). Brave men and women all, rushing off to save humanity from the Russians or the Martians or some … Continue reading The Smartwatch Heartbreak
(My thoughts from a year ago. Not much has changed; I still don't really know persecution. And I'm still very thankful for Dr. King.) Typically, I just quietly observe this day roll by, not commenting or even reflecting much. I think this comes from a fear of not being qualified or of being perceived as … Continue reading Dr. King