Month: November 2012

Make It Look Intentional

Back in high school when I was taking guitar lessons, I distinctly remember my guitar teacher, Roger Pitts, was telling me about a gig he had coming up where he needed to do some things that he wasn't exactly used to doing.  His comment was something along the lines of, "If I do it with ...

Flashback Saturday: Why I Decided to Learn How To Fly

This is a paper that I wrote for my first college composition class back in September of 2006.  I hope you enjoy this academic writing piece from all the way back in my high school years. ------------------------------------------------------ How I Decided To Learn How To Fly From the time I was born flying was part of ...

What a Day!

 Yesterday was quite the adventure!  It began with going for a run, then heading downtown with Aunt Sharon and grandma.  Our stop: Moody Bible Institute's Radio station.  Aunt Sharon was a guest on Midday Connection with Anita Lustrea and Melinda Schmidt.  Today's topic was "Collage and Story."  (You can download the program here!)  It was fascinating ...

Bacon and Cupcakes?

Believe it or not, bacon and cupcakes go quite well together.  I tried a pinterest recipe for Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes with a Nutella Buttercream Frosting (click on the link to see the recipe!) this past Saturday and was pleasantly surprised.  Bef0re diving wholly into making these odd-sounding cupcakes, I took an informal poll among friends and ...

Lovable Losers.

I would like to formally announce that as of last night, the downward streak of the Lovable Losers is over. Matt and I officially beat the parents last night by closely winning two matches of bocce ball at Pinstripes.  The occasion: Matt's 16th birthday.  Believe it or not, my cousin-brother is now 16, significantly taller ...