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Life in an Old Hotel

It’s been eight months since we moved into a one-hundred-year-old hotel. Eight months of meeting new people, and eight months of hard work. My wife and I both have our day jobs, so the cleaning and hosting and fixing happens during our time off. We make quite the team. Though I’m involved in the normal business … Continue reading

Dining at Grateful Head Pizza: Memorable for all the wrong reasons

My family and I spent a few days at Beaver’s Bend State Park just north of Broken Bow, Oklahoma last week. The kids wanted pizza Saturday night, so we took them to Grateful Head Pizza in Hochatown. It was so crowded that we had to park in the overflow parking’s overflow section. This was going … Continue reading

Apology to my teachers and classmates

Originally posted on Nowhere Tribune:
That I was a discipline problem in school shouldn’t have surprised my parents. Mama had to give up her baby sitting jobs when I was two after I hit a kid on the head with my plastic hoe and bit the others. When I was four, I got kicked out…

Book Review: Lean In: The Art of Living a Life Less Ordinary

Lean In: The Art of Living a Life Less Ordinary By Stephen Reed Stephen Reed’s Lean In is not a typical success book. His goal isn’t to get rich by selling books that repeat the same old themes—that’s obvious, considering that the Amazon price for this particular eBook was $0.00 when I “bought” it. In this … Continue reading

Book Review: Rise, by Trip Lee

In Rise: Get Up and Live in God’s Great Story, Trip Lee encourages readers—particularly young readers—to not waste time or wait for a better opportunity to live for Christ: “There’s no in-between phase where we just exist in a youth, college, or young singles ministry. You’re a real human being, a real follower of Christ, a real … Continue reading

Book Review: Running Through the First 100 Years

Running Through the First 100 Years By Liz Murtaugh Gillespie (This book is a history of Brooks running shoe company.) Runners know Brooks as the company that makes high quality running shoes. Most of us didn’t know that the company started out making ballet slippers and bathing shoes in Philadelphia in 1914. From then through … Continue reading

Book Review: Slow Running by Chris Bore

Slow Running: Running for fun: without going too far, too fast, too soon By Chris Bore It’s not often that we get something good for free. But I like free. That’s one of the reasons running is my favorite sport; I can go where and when I want, without paying a fee. That’s also one … Continue reading

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