2018-08-20: Morning Haiku Toys, toys, everywhere. A home teeming with toddlers. Time to...

2018-08-19: New friend at the Zoo

2018-08-19: The Choice I can choose way of the just or the way...

2018-08-18: Gorgeous day to be outdoors!

2018-08-17: Apparently political campaigns can text you now. It’s quite gouache....

2018-08-17: Using emoji in my Things projects is quite useful.

2018-08-16: It’s nice to not be on Twitter. Or Facebook. Or...

2018-08-16: Cleaning car seats is such a chore.

2018-08-16: Goal for the day: put house back in order

2018-08-15: Be Attentive My personal spiritual philosophy is based around the concept of...

2018-08-15: That moment when you look at the recipe for dinner...

2018-08-14: I was reminded this evening about the importance of our...

2018-08-14: Home As I drove the final mile to our house on...

2018-08-14: Currently reading: Retire Inspired: It’s Not an Age; It’s a...

2018-08-14: Book Review: Parish Priest 📚 This was my second time reading Parish Priest, the story...

2018-08-14: Really enjoying listening to Ben Rector’s catalog. Pleasant songs to...

2018-08-13: Finished reading: Parish Priest: Father Michael McGivney and American Catholicism...

2018-08-12: Let Them Speak I knew that Mass this evening was going to be...

2018-08-12: Even Elmo is happy to be home in his bed....

2018-08-12: Food Network Star is total garbage. Never again! Manny is...

2018-08-12: It’s good to be home.

2018-08-11: There’s nothing quite like a road trip on brand new...

2018-08-11: What a great find on the road!

2018-08-10: Pure Michigan Our week at Lake Michigan is coming to a close....

2018-08-10: Van is on the road again. Just in time!

2018-08-10: Nice day to read on the deck and enjoy the...

2018-08-10: Currently reading: Parish Priest: Father Michael McGivney and American Catholicism...

2018-08-10: Great fun on the lake this morning. Slight breeze and...

2018-08-10: Book Review: A Spy Among Friends 📚 Ben Macintyre is quickly becoming one of my favorite writers...

2018-08-10: I’m so excited for the RapidWeaver 8 launch next week....

2018-08-09: Finished reading: A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the...

2018-08-09: Good night, Lake Michigan.

2018-08-09: On the road today for an expedition and had to...

2018-08-08: Kicking myself for forgetting to pack my microphone for microcasting...

2018-08-08: Michigan Blueberries We got the kids out the door after breakfast to...

2018-08-08: I’ve never been an Apple News user. Now that it’s...

2018-08-07: Private beach, cool water, good times!

2018-08-07: This is America I grew up in an Air Force family. Moving across...

2018-08-06: Almond Breeze: Cartons of almond milk are being recalled for...

2018-08-05: Five Minutes Creating a good habit is a ton of work. Even...

2018-08-05: Hello, Lake Michigan!

2018-08-04: 10.5 hours on the road and Elmo’s still smiling!

2018-08-04: Another beautiful day in America!

2018-08-04: Arkansas: the Ohio of middle America!

2018-08-03: Had a slowdown on the way to the doctor’s office...

2018-08-03: It’s Botox day again. Still at a loss at why...

2018-08-02: Few chores are as satisfying as washing the family cars....

2018-08-01: You’ve Got Mail is a phenomenal movie.

2018-08-01: Don't Be Outraged Dr. Daniel Siegel, a Harvard Medical School graduate and board...

2018-08-01: I have never had a Big Mac.

2018-07-31: A great picture from Alison and I’s trip across America....

2018-07-31: It’s stunning how many varieties of bugs there are. Each...

2018-07-31: Alison called me at lunch for a quick chat. We...

2018-07-31: Never cancel on a forecast.

2018-07-30: I hate that Food Network Star brought Jess back at...

2018-07-30: Justice Ginsberg: I’m now 85. My senior colleague Justice John...

2018-07-30: The Babylon Bee: In response to an increase in angry...

2018-07-30: Currently reading: A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the...

2018-07-30: Book Review: Resisting Happiness 📚 This book really came to me at the right point...

2018-07-29: I’m grateful for writers who have the courage to assemble...

2018-07-29: Book Review: Keep Your Kids Catholic 📚 It’s been said by many people that I respect that...

2018-07-29: Bring What You Have Today’s Gospel tells the familiar story of feeding the five...

2018-07-28: After a week of reading blitz, I’m back on track...

2018-07-28: Book Review: Confessions of a Mega Church Pastor 📚 I heard Dr. Allen Hunt speak in person at a...

2018-07-28: Finished reading: Resisting Happiness by Matthew Kelly 📚

2018-07-27: Book Review: Dignitas Personae and Donum Vitae 📚 The Church is often painted with the brush of “no.”...

2018-07-27: Finished reading: Keep Your Kids Catholic: Sharing Your Faith and...

2018-07-27: Spent some time yesterday updating my site’s footer. Took quite...

2018-07-27: Reading There’s no doubt that reading has an outsized impact on...

2018-07-26: Book Review: The Whole-Brain Child 📚 Now that Benedict is nearing his fifth birthday, Alison thought...

2018-07-26: Finished reading: Confessions of a Mega Church Pastor: How I...

2018-07-26: Road Trips My preferred mode of transportation used to be commercial aviation....

2018-07-25: Finished reading: Instruction on Respect for Human Life by Congregation...

2018-07-25: I started a Books page the other day to track...

2018-07-25: Book Review: Building the Kingdom 📚 It’s hard to find a succinct book that covers the...

2018-07-25: Finished reading: The Dignity of A Person by The Congregation...

2018-07-25: Checking Out I left Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram a few months ago....

2018-07-24: Finished reading: The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to...

2018-07-24: Happy for @chetcast to be part of the Microcast Club!...

2018-07-24: Alison suggested that we read some parenting books to help...

2018-07-24: Finished reading: Building the Kingdom: A History of the Catholic...

2018-07-24: Off to the Zoo Another great adventure at our outstanding zoo. We’re so lucky...

2018-07-24: Book Review: Operation Mincemeat 📚 I first came across the writing of Ben Macintyre when...

2018-07-23: Currently reading: Building the Kingdom: A History of the Catholic...

2018-07-23: Stay-at-Home Dad In a culture that celebrates being “busy,” it can be...

2018-07-22: Thinking about my niece this morning. St. Maddux, pray for...

2018-07-21: Finished reading: Operation Mincement: How a Dead Man and a...

2018-07-20: Nothing feels quite as good as a clean slate.

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