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Jord Watch (Review and Giveaway)

May 28, 2014

“Watch.” Tick-Tock said, nodding. “Ay, a likely enough name for such; after all, what does a person want with a timepiece but to watch it once in a while?” –Stephen King, The Wastelands Has there been another time in history besides our own where so many things are rendered into anachronisms so quickly? Granted, the […]

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Why does Jesse Have So Many Children?

August 12, 2013

People ask me, “Jesse,” they ask, “why aren’t you getting a vasectomy?” Wow. I thought I’d take a moment, this one time, here and now, to respond to that question about me and my testicles. I will create a QR Code, and have it emblazoned on a button, and I’ll wear it for just such […]

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On Pain

February 14, 2013

I finally figured it out. It will sound crazy to most people, I’m certain, but then, most of the time when one of us flawed humans utters the phrase, “I’ve finally figured it out”, the rest of us tend to don hard hats, hip waders, or whatever other analogy you like to signify the expectation […]

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The Parent Game

April 20, 2012

I had a dream the other night that I thought I’d share with you.  In it, I find myself sitting in a chair, facing very bright lights.  My eyes adjust as I feel the heat from their unyielding beams cooking me slowly like an apple turnover in a fast food heat lamp. Behind and flanking […]

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Faith and Family Planning

March 9, 2012

I am not a blogger. (Wow, the myriad of responses you folks are likely having.. “Well, duh!” Or, “Umm, this is a blog, right?” My wife is a blogger. Good one, too. She wrote this. Go read it. No, seriously, go read it; the rest of this won’t make sense otherwise. Finished? I get a […]

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So I Married a Blogger

January 27, 2012

The wife was sick.  No words strike greater terror into the father of four and a half than ‘sick’ and ‘wife’, especially such a father whose wife is a homeschooling, stay at home mom. Oh, sure, everything starts out ok.  I mean, how hard is four bowls of cereal (replete with banana shavings and banana […]

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Homeschooling: Handling Skeptical Extended Family

February 9, 2011

A guest post by Jesse. Watching my wife set out on the path to homeschooling, I knew that what she needed most was support. I never doubted her ability or dedication towards doing the job for a second.  Filling this role has been the direction she was practically built for, and she’s filled in the […]

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