A Daily Catholic Workout - Virtue
Looking for some good people to follow on Twitter? One of my favorite new accounts is @CatholicWOD: Catholic Workout of the Day. Each morning they share a challenge for Catholics (or really any Christian). Sometimes it’s a reminder to pray a new prayer, sometimes it’s more of a personal growth thing (“Don’t swear today.”) Today’s workout had some homework with...
We've come a long way since "watch cameras"
In 2001, Paul McCartney was interviewed on Larry King Live. Watch the video below at 1:20 where Paul explains to Larry his “modern gimmick:” Paul was so excited by the Casio Camera Watch that he used a photo from it as the album cover for Driving Rain: I remember watching this live and thinking, “Wow. A camera on a watch?! What’s next?!” Crazy.
When your kid wants to quit
Ten years from now
Ten years ago, you were probably doing things that you cringe at today. I know I was. Simply put, you grow up. With the hindsight and experience you gain in that time, you realize you were just stupid then. Or at best, green. And along those same lines, what you don’t give yourself much credit for is that a decade ago, you were probably willing to do things, good things, that you...
In the corner of my mind stands a jukebox
You know those people who are completely obsessed with pop music? I’m one of them. And my mind never lets me forget it. Here are three of the tunes that, for whatever reason, entered my conscience today. (Only the second one is in my iTunes library… a situation that will have to be rectified immediately.) 1. 6:28 a.m. 2. 2:23 p.m. 3. 7:50 p.m.
Baby Luke's Playlist
Our third child and first son was born this past Saturday! Luke Alexander is healthy and awesome (in the most literal sense of the word). We are truly blessed. One thing Sarah and I have done for the birth of each kiddo is create a playlist of some chill songs and some of our favorite tunes to play during labor. The music has a way of soothing us (especially her), as well as celebrating the...