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If you’ve read my “About” page, then you know I am a Christian. I believe in Jesus. I do my best to pray and talk with him daily, if not frequently. 1,410 more words


The End of Summer and a New Beginning

This week marks the end of summer for our family. Monday beings the craziness of school, sports, and music lessons. While I’m sad to see lazy summer days go, I’m looking forward to getting back to a routine. 432 more words

Random Thoughts

B4B: Never Settle For Normal by Jonathan Parnell

“Every man, whatsoever his condition, desires to be happy. There is no man who does not desire this, and each one desires it with such earnestness that he prefers it to all other things; whoever, in fact, desires other things, desires them for this end alone.”

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Book Reviews


This is a short story about how our lives (or the lives of our children’s children) could be on planet earth in the future. It’s quite a scary thought. 1,029 more words

Short Story

pokéreview™️ #22: Sentret

In the tall grass of Johto sleeps a pack of sentret. Their levels are so low they only know a single attack. A sentret is a buff squirrel-rabbit-raccooon hybrid, with banded tails as long as their bodies. 1,087 more words


Daily prompt: Thinking


Someone commented here some time ago now, that I am grainy bread, not white. Not to everyone’s taste. Not ‘normal’, you might say. 22 more words

Book Review: Normal

By Warren Ellis

Not My Edition:
Paperback, 148 pages
2016, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374534974

Adam Dearden’s job is to think professionally about the future – he studies geoengineering and smart cities and various ways to avoid “Our Coming Doom.” Like many who do this job, Adam has developed a case of “abyss gaze” and has had a break from reality. 361 more words

Book Review