I was reading BreakPoint and came across this amazing quote by Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “Do and dare what is right, not swayed by the whim of the moment. Bravely take hold of the real, not dallying now with what might be. Not in the flight of ideas but only in action is freedom. Make up your mind and come out into the tempest of living.” I wanted to pin it on Pinterest, and since I couldn’t find an existing graphic, I… Read More »“Tempest of Living” Graphic
My little brother, Erik (see photo), is an interesting character. He plays bass guitar professionally on cruise ships. He is covered in tattoos including a white dove, brass knuckles labeled “Love thy Neighbor,” and the Monopoly man. He buys lots of hats and had a phase where he was looking for random MiLB baseball caps (that’s right, minor league) for reasons I cannot fathom. He drives a “pimped out” minivan with a huge subwoofer, random dice paraphernalia, and interior blue… Read More »Things My Brother Says – Green Card Bride
[NOTE: Originally this linked to the article as posted on LiveByMedia.com, but now this a PDF of the unedited version, as LBM underwent major changes after this was written and did not retain their old content.]
Ed’s been teaching me how to drive manual transmission for a while, and he’s been after me to trade cars for a week so I would be forced to get more comfortable with it. Ed’s car is not exactly a nice car. Ed’s car is a 1997 Volvo 850 with terrible air conditioning, broken radio buttons, old leather seats that look like the Ringwraith-stabbed pillows in the Prancing Pony, and a headliner (interior roof fabric) that’s held in place by… Read More »My Week with Ed’s Car
I’ve finally set up my own website and while I’m at it I’ll be “migrating” from Blogger to WordPress. I’ll bring over a few of my favorite Blogger posts and leave the rest behind (hence the quotation marks) and start blogging anew in this space. There shall be many interesting projects and posts and things, so keep an eye out!