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Lost Ball in High Weeds

This website is a journal of things I've seen, places I've been and opinions I choose to share.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Like New Camera Gear But Do I Really Need It?

I like gadgets. I am a modern day consumer wrestling with the brainwashing and herd mentality product marketers use in their attempt to make me believe the next version is better. That it will make me feel better, have more fun and be more productive. It doesn’t...

Government to Help the Persecuted Christians

The Christian Post recently reported that the United States government will help the millions of Christians around the world being persecuted. President Obama said in a statement: “Today, Christianity has become the most persecuted religion, where out of five...

I Will No Longer Create Content for Facebook

People have asked what’s the deal with the blog and why are you just dropping links on Facebook? Well, in short, I loathe Facebook. When you make a post, click a like, write a comment or do a search on Facebook you are contributing to one of the most egregious...

First Ride Since the Cycling Accident

It has been almost three months to the day since I had my bike wreck. In that time I have done little more than move from couch to couch and sleep with a couple back to work weeks thrown in for good measure. In short, I have not done any physically activities with the...

Society Does Not Owe You a Free College Degree

I think I know where all this millennial whining about a free college education comes from. I blame soccer. Communities insisted that their precious 5 year-old snowflakes not get their feelings hurt when they didn’t didn’t win a trophy so they gave one to...

The Four Seasons at Providence Pines

Where there is a blessing there is usually a curse. We have a lovely driveway that is lined with mature maple trees. In the summer when the trees are at full bloom it is almost like you are driving through a tunnel of mystical vegetation. In the fall when the foliage...

A Week of Work Dealing With the Joys of Concussion

I know. Another self-indulgent written reflection of my personal issues dealing with post concussion syndrome. At what point does a concussion go “post” anyway? The second after bashing your head into a two-by-four? Was it still a concussion a week later...