Notes from the Trail

Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

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September 2005

Pee Wee Football…

Wow. So I’m coaching a peewee football team (ok, so it’s Monticello Junior League football), but they still look pretty small to me. It’s 3rd and 4th grade, and Sam is on the team. It’s been a real blast to… Continue Reading →

Conflicting accounts regarding dome refugees

In the last two weeks, I’ve head and seen a lot of different accounts that seek to reveal the nature of many of the people who took refuge in the LA and TX domes after Katrina. These are not meant… Continue Reading →

Emergent… a self-described movement or a protest?

In the past few years, there has been much talk about the “emerging church.” It’s become quite the talk among many leaders and circles in evangelicalism. While it has many outspoken proponents, it also has attracted some nay-sayers (and some… Continue Reading →

I Wanted to Be a Millionaire

The rage has subsided. Our 30-day attention span culture has moved on from Regis’ “I Want to Be a Millionaire.” Meredith Viera now hosts the show (she recently won 2005’s Emmy for Daytime Gameshow Host). Although they’re still giving away… Continue Reading →

You Wno’t Blevie Tihs!

I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid Aoccdrnig to rscheearch taem at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn ‘t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the… Continue Reading →

A Stab at Podcasting…

OK…. Here goes… I got my Griffin iTalk in yesterday and immediately recorded a first thought or two on it. There’s no significant content in it; I’m mainly trying to figure out how the whole process of recording, converting, and… Continue Reading →

iGot an iPod!

Got me an iPod that I didn’t know I needed but now I’m afraid I can’t live without. DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT investigate iPod for yourself. You will be sucked in as I have been.

Batman & Spiderman

I was in Pasadena earlier this year for the Perspectives conference (awesome experience!), and while there Phillip and I went to Hollywood. It was my first time on the west coast, so I figured, let’s see something worth seeing… I… Continue Reading →

Raising computer geeks

It’s our Sunday ritual… after returning from church/lunch with friends, Caro and I usually crash and just hope the kids don’t burn down the house. Sam was recently given an old iBook by my mom, and Adelyn got a Barbie… Continue Reading →

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