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It's time to take a break!

It’s time to take a break: spring break and rule breaking! This week I want to take a step back from the rules and guidelines of photography and focus on something more surface level: beauty.  247 more words


Tell Them the Truth

I’m hoping that preaching every Sunday is like riding a bicycle because it has been nine years since I broke the habit.  We’ll find out soon.   491 more words

Original Essays

Me & Pepperdine Law

Me as a 1L (August 2008)

In October 2007, in the midst of what now seems like a mid-life crisis my wife and I concluded that I would apply to law school, so I went to Barnes & Noble to purchase an LSAT study book and signed up for the December administration and secretly began to imagine where we might end up. 448 more words

Original Essays

Respect the Animal

So we get that we are spoiled.  We have lived on the stunning campus of Pepperdine University for nine years now, which just isn’t fair.  Perched high on a mountainside overlooking the Pacific Ocean in sunny Malibu, the campus is consistently ranked one of the most beautiful in the world.  360 more words

Original Essays

Details the difference for Purdue's Wasikowski



Mark Wasikowski sweats the details.

His baseball experience tells him that those things build a championship culture.

The new head baseball coach at… 633 more words


A Little Moderation

The Great Southern California Drought seems awfully wet nowadays.  I read that it will take several wet years to rescue SoCal from its drought condition, but you have to give it to January 2017 for trying to do it all at once.  382 more words

Original Essays

The teaching life & student evaluations

Having entered academia in my thirties, I sometimes wondered what it would have been like had I begun graduate school not long after college.  It was, after all, the pattern for the majority of my academic friends, peers, and colleagues.  1,868 more words