Perspective on Gun Deaths

Here is an estimated breakdown of how people will die in the United States this year. Death by a person controlling a gun: 31,000 Death by Car Accident: 32,000 Death by Suicide: 38,000 Death by Influenza and Pneumonia: 50,000 Death by Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 50,000 Death by Diabetes: 69,000 Death by Alzheimer’s: 83,000 Death by Accidents: … Continue reading “Perspective on Gun Deaths”

Christian Homeschooling Parents in Danger of Deportation: You Can Help

My readers from California will spot the irony in this… Over 73,000 Signers Support German Homeschooling Parents in Danger of Deportation Christian family seeking asylum; Obama wants to deport. Here’s a German family, the Romeikes, that believe in homeschooling their children, but in Germany that means jail-time and their children will probably be taken away. … Continue reading “Christian Homeschooling Parents in Danger of Deportation: You Can Help”

Phil Robertson Suspended for His Faith

I saw the above headline on the Drudge Report last night.  I just discovered the show a few months ago and have been enjoying it, it’s a great clean humorous show with good American and Christian values.  Normally I just read the headlines, but in this case I had to see what all the fuss … Continue reading “Phil Robertson Suspended for His Faith”

The Coronavirus And What I’m Doing

Panic. Mayhem. Stock market crash. Toilet paper shortages. School shutdowns. Is the Corona virus something to panic about? The Coronavirus, or COVID-19 is not on the top 10 things I’m concerned about. But because of the number of people bringing this topic up I thought I’d make a page I can point people at. Am … Continue reading “The Coronavirus And What I’m Doing”

2019 in Retrospect

We were locked outside. The sliding glass door had locked itself upon being closed. Perhaps it had been slammed just a little too hard. Minutes earlier the kids had shot off poppers. We were celebrating the new year standing out on the back deck; 20 feet off the ground at my in-laws house. It was … Continue reading “2019 in Retrospect”

Top Ten Greatest Comebacks of All Time: True

Last Sunday Doug Metzger (Minister of Single Adults at Immanuel) mentioned that Sports Illustrated ran an article listing Jesus Christ as number 1 in their list of top 10 biggest comebacks of all time. “Jesus Christ, 33 A.D. Defies critics and stuns the Romans with his resurrection.” Sports Illustrated, Bouncing Back Big-Time, November 12, 2001 … Continue reading “Top Ten Greatest Comebacks of All Time: True”

Eli’s First Gun | Daisy Buck

I bought Eli his first gun, a Daisy Buck Model 105. It is very similar in function to lever action rifles (lever action works the same, cross-bolt safety is the same) so it’s a great starter gun to teach proper firearm handling and safety.    It was $18 at Walmart but has quality where it counts.  … Continue reading “Eli’s First Gun | Daisy Buck”

Programming Management & Leadership Books

There are plenty of books on managing people; but there are few books targeting management of software development, and even fewer aimed at people who got promoted into leadership positions with no management skills.  I’ve read countless books looking for resources in that area…  I can find plenty of books about how to manipulate people or … Continue reading “Programming Management & Leadership Books”

Dr. Jason Lisle Conference

When Eli was 4, Kris and I needed to keep him occupied while we packed our house up ahead of a move… so I found a video by Answers in Genesis and put it on. Eli discovered an interest in the solar system. He liked it. A lot. For the next several years he studied … Continue reading “Dr. Jason Lisle Conference”