Baby due – Wait, can’t we talk about this? I’m insufficiently prepared.

Waiting for our new baby to be born feels like a trip back to my own childhood. Occasionally, my family would go to a ball game in Arlington, TX. Driving to the old Arlington Stadium meant that we would have to drive by Six Flags over Texas. Before the game, we would drive by the […]

A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play, his labour and his leisure, his mind and his body, his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing. To himself he always seems to be doing both. Enough for him that he does it well.


Education through Recreation (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1932), 1

Sex in a successful marriage – it’s not what you think

by Dr. Darrell Ferguson, of Agape Bible Church.
Wednesday, November 20



My wife shared this podcast with me, because it had a profound effect on her. Dr. Ferguson does an excellent job making the case for the healthy sexual relationship in a healthy marriage. Finally, a minister who commands us to have sex!!

Do you think of sex as dirty? Something for procreative purposes only? In a marriage, sex is a path to the Divine. A beautiful opportunity to experience a taste of the ecstasy we’re meant to experience with God. After listening to this sermon live, all the men in the audience gave all the money they had.



The fantasy of high-speed rail

  The proposed high-speed rail system connecting Jefferson County to Summit and Eagle counties is still in the not-in-our-lifetime planning stage. Nevertheless, Summit County officials are beginning to look at proposed sites that have the space to accommodate the rail stations, with their platforms, ticket buildings, and Starbucks. Planning should also include places to park […]

Not My Faithfulness


While on a camping and fishing trip, I woke up to find that someone had stolen my fishing rod. Camped along this gold medal Colorado stream, I had ventured into this quasi-wilderness to have some alone time to fish and think. Shortly after my divorce, I felt sad. I was ready to get on with […]