Current U.S. Debt: $16,800,000,000,000 (as of 4/7/2013)  Earlier this week I calculated out how much national debt we have per employed person (155,500,000 employed people as of Feb 2013 ) in the U.S.: $108,039. Add in the all the state and local government debt  and it’s $115,756 per working person. I have a … Continue reading “My Plan to Pay Off the United States Debt”
Kris actually hit some targets! In January I picked up a Mossberg 500 and finally got a chance to shoot it this weekend. Dave & Melody (and their puppy) came along and showed us a great shooting spot not too far out of town. This was Kris’s first time firing a gun and she … Continue reading “Mossberg 500 Shotgun”
Merry Christmas! Looks like a white Christmas for us… It’s been snowing almost non-stop for the last few days. One of the things I’ve started to understand more this year is Christ’s humility, not only in dying on the cross to offer us salvation, but also in leaving heaven and revealing Himself by stepping into His creation and … Continue reading “Merry Christmas 2015”
We started a tradition last year where Eli and I make a Birthday King Cake on New Years day (which is also Eli’s Birthday). We still had to call Kris a dozen times to help us interpret the recipe but I think we did a little better this year. Eli has gotten pretty good in the … Continue reading “King Cake”
I was waiting on someone to make this comparison. Flashback: Mozilla CEO Steps Down Over Gay Marriage Views
Dr. Ben Carson’s excellent speech at the Values Voter Summit 2013.
The Way of the Righteous and the Wicked 1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 2 but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. 3 He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its … Continue reading “Meditating on Psalm 1”
Last Sunday our Scripture Reading was Psalm 23, it is a solemn reminder that we constantly live with death. There isn’t a second of relief from the possibility of loved ones or ourselves dying at any moment. But it also is a comforting passage, as Christians we are comforted by Jesus Christ. Because of Christ’s … Continue reading “23rd Day of Advent”