Equipping a Missionary

I want to tell you all a story. It’s not my story to share, but the people who own it are in the bush at the southern part of the world, with only the poorest, most intermittent of Internet connections… but even if they weren’t, I’m not sure they’d tell it the way that I…

Sideblog Archive – February, 2009

life is a narrative. a story with a beginning that began before any of us existed, but with a chapter that belongs to each of us. only this story is one of those choose-your-own adventures, and there are good paths to follow and wrong paths to follow, and sometimes, no matter what path you choose,…

You see, most blokes will be playing at 10. You’re on 10, all the way up, all the way up…Where can you go from there? Nowhere. What we do, is if we need that extra push over the cliff…Eleven.

For most of my adult life I have had only two speeds: 0 and 11 (because its one louder than 10!) Nicole’s always been a bit steadier than me, but her own dial is, necessarily, a function of mine. We’re used to every single day of the week being full of stuff to do, and…

I should tell you about a great opportunity for a smart person like you to get in on the ground-level of an exciting new home-based business venture…

I was once told that most recessions are self-fulfilling prophecies. People have a reflex reaction to the notion that the economy is turning downward, which tells them to hoard their money, and keeps them from investing. As a result of that lack of investment, the economy does, in fact, turn downward. What we have today…

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In His Own Words

Every night before bed time, Nicole or I (usually Nicole, since I put Abi to bed) reads Ben a story. Tonite, Ben wanted to read one to her. He chose Thomas & Friends – Really Useful Engines. According to Benjamin, it goes something like this… Page 1: WOW! Choo-choo! Uh-oh! Page 2: Choo-Choo! Head, teeth….

Oh Canada

We haven’t got a terrible lot to be proud of lately. We have a ton of land that no one really wants to live on, a generally inept government, a weak currency, a relatively laughable military, slow technology up-take, high taxes and a less-then exemplar health care system. Having lived in the States and seen…