From seemingly out of nowhere this year, and with great fervor, many people are decrying the practices of merchants opening on Thanksgiving and customers shopping them. For the most part, I understand their sentiments. They’re concerned about valuing consumerism over family, and losing the cultural significance of a uniquely American holiday that is all about [...]
Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever. – Psalm 107:1 Warm wishes to you and your loved ones this Thanksgiving Day.
It’s Iron Bowl week, and it’s a big one. This is the first time both Alabama and Auburn have been ranked in the top five since 1971. This is the first time it’s been a play-in to the SEC Championship Game. (We’re about to play the 22nd SEC title game, and it’s pretty amazing to [...]
Regular readers know that I’m a Microsoft bigot. I love Windows. I love Windows Phone. I love Xbox. That’s my ecosystem. Microsoft is my faceless megacorp of choice. I have Windows 8.1 on my desktop, this laptop, and my tablet. Mostly, it’s awesome. The only problem I have with it is that in my experience, the [...]
Most of five months after Oliver died, we have a new cat. Here she is: She is 15 weeks old. She doesn’t have a name yet. She is mostly Aaron’s cat. Aaron came home from our friend’s who was fostering her saying her name was Mary Ann. Meh. Nobody likes Mary Ann but Aaron. I [...]