Asia Calling

Right now a couple good friends of ours from church are a part of a teamĀ in Cambodia. Peter and Sherri live in our little village, their daughter is in Nicole’s student small group, and she often babysits our kids. Brian is the dad of our two primary babysitters, and of the young lady who’s coming…

I have seen hell, and its name is Las Vegas.

When you get off the plane and land in the city, you’re immediately assaulted by slot machines, ringing happily, promising that you will be the lucky one to beat the machine. The next thing I saw was a giant poster for Chippendales, featuring buff, topless, shiny men. The next poster was a small woman holding…

Viva Las Vegas

I’m a little bit excited to be staying here… That’s the Mandalay Bay Resort. It has an artificial beach. Next door is a giant pyramid. My room has a view of the strip. All expenses paid, tons of cool stuff to learn… pretty much the best business trip ever. Wish Nicole could come…

Dealers of Lightning

It was the late 70s, and this concept of a personal computer was approaching a difficult coming-of-age. Everyone knew that the computer would change everything, but the race was on to define how that would look. In the labs and offices of Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) a group of engineers and scientists pulled…