• Embrace the Remix

    The video is from a TED talk entitled “Embrace the Remix.” It’s about 10 minutes long, so check it out if you have time. And want to. Kirby’s main argument is that everything is, basically, a remix. Creativity comes from without more than within. We’re influenced by the things out there. Henry Ford invented the… Continue Reading

  • Okay, I Think I’d Draw the Line There

    So, there are lots of dogs and dog owners in Santa Barbara. And, to be honest, some people take it to a bit of an extreme. For instance, a baby stroller should not be used to carry dogs. That defeats the purpose of taking your dog for a walk. If you’re allergic to dogs, Santa… Continue Reading

  • Confessions – Taco Bell Edition

    So, blogosphere. I have a confession to make. I really, really like Taco Bell. I don't know why I find that embarrassing to admit. I'd never go out of my way of saying, “Yea, I like Taco Bell.” Only when someone mentions their affinity for Taco Bell, will I say, “Dude, me too!” I don't… Continue Reading

  • Everyone’s Gonna Hate Me

    In Matthew 10:22a, Jesus says, “You will be hated by everyone because of me.” Jesus was preparing his disciples, and us, for the type of reaction we'll get from people when we proclaim who we follow, trust and believe. However, friends, I don't think that was a license for us to be jerks and a… Continue Reading

  • Make the Changes Now, Not Later

    I forget the context of this story that my dad told me when I was younger. He said that there was a man who was a chain smoker. With his latest doctor’s appointment, along with the endless years of urging from his wife and children, he finally decided that he needed to quit smoking. He… Continue Reading

  • The Folks in the Bible

    A lot of people ask me what’s my favorite book of the Bible, and I don’t really have one. Of course, I make something up… I’ll say Mark or Luke, or Philippians, or Revelations just to see what reaction I’ll get. But the truth is, I don’t have a favorite book of the Bible. Because… Continue Reading