This is the first of several posts to come about my recent and first-ever trip to the Holy Lands of Jordan and Israel. I’ve been trying to decide if I should just hit the high points of the trip, or to give a more complete chronology.
I decided that a chronology will work best for me personally, as a journal of this wonderful pilgrimage. So bear with me. I won’t be offended if you skip over parts you find boring.
I’ve read quite a bit of science fiction over the years. At first, I read stories that painted a more-or-less positive view of the future. Lately, the newer stories are very dystopian or apocalyptic (e.g. “The Walking Dead”). Continue reading
November was a very busy month, full of travel, football, and the beginning of Advent. Here is a random collection of photos that my iPhone capture, in no particular order.
Some of you may know that I claim two home states: Oklahoma and New Mexico. Oklahoma is where my grandparents lived, my parents were born, some of my siblings were born, and where I went to college and have lived since 1991. It’s the first place that I think of as home when I’m far away. Continue reading