Notes from the Trail

Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

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May 2008

Stand up!

Not being a baseball guru, having two kids playing the sport this summer is somewhat of an irony. I sit with a couple of families on a regular basis right up next to the chainlink backstop sniffing St. Augustine. I… Continue Reading →

Saving time for what…

“Ours is a harder task than that which our fathers faced. Their conveniences and appliances were fewer, but they were not caught and often submerged in the rush of affairs as we are. We have many labor-saving and time-saving devices,… Continue Reading →

Memorial Day fun on wheels

Zune flushed

Way back in ’06, I wrote about my consideration of the Zune as a possible iPod-breaker. However, after doing research then, I decided not to plunk down any cash on the Doomed-Zune. I have a few people who follow this… Continue Reading →

Spanning ministry generations

I had lunch Wednesday with a former student from my campus ministry days – Davy Nugent from Dewitt. He’s been serving in the Navy for the past five years, having traveled the world while serving my family and our country…. Continue Reading →

Review: Prince Caspian (rated 5 stars)

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian by Andrew Adamson Tracy Reed and I – with our chilluns – all went to eat at Mickey D’s last night and then to Prince Caspian. Our gals had a girls’ night out with… Continue Reading →

Macintosh myths

David Alison has a great post detailing some commonly-heard excuses for not buying Macs or not thinking that a Mac would be the solution for you and your family. Let me know which one you’ve heard the most or your… Continue Reading →

The chapter that wasn’t

I just submitted by chapter for the upcoming Age of Conversation – Why Don’t They Get It? book to be released in August. It was due today, and as I have been sorting out what I wanted to say in… Continue Reading →

iPhone ringtones won’t ring

I had a little problem over the weekend. Somewhere between Monticello and Stephenville, my iPhone stopped ringing. It wouldn’t vibrate or make a noise when someone was calling. Unless I happened to be looking at the screen (which is pretty… Continue Reading →

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