We’ve Got Chickens!

We’ve Got Chickens!

About three weeks ago, our family grew in size by five. No, we didn’t have any more children. We officially became chicken farmers! This is something that we’ve wanted to do for quite some time. We’ve purchased eggs from another family in our church...
The Wendell Harvest Festival

The Wendell Harvest Festival

Yesterday, Melinda, the kids and I headed into town to take part in the 2014 Wendell Harvest Festival. This was the 87th annual harvest festival in Wendell. We really didn’t have too much of an idea of what to expect. Ever since we moved to Wendell (ok, just...

5 Business Travel Strategies for Dads

I’m a dad. I’ve written a bit about my children in previous blog posts. I love them dearly and I count it a joy to work hard to provide for my family. But when I started Dijital Farm, I encountered a challenge that I’d never faced before: regular...
The ACC Tournament: A North Carolinian’s Birthright

The ACC Tournament: A North Carolinian’s Birthright

Let me say up front, I realize that this may not be a popular post with a lot of people outside of North Carolina. I understand. Really, I do. Please understand that I mean no ill will to any of you. But this is a story about what it means to be a North Carolinian. In...
The Magic of the Flexible Flyer

The Magic of the Flexible Flyer

It snowed on Tuesday evening. I realize in some parts of the country, that bit of news isn’t really a big deal. But I live in the south, and in the south, a snowstorm is a big deal because they are fairly rare. In fact, this week’s snow was the first...
The Road to Ironman Raleigh 2014

The Road to Ironman Raleigh 2014

Today I began my next triathlon journey: Ironman Raleigh 2014. Ironman Raleigh is a 70.3 (half ironman) distance race put on by World Triathlon Corp (aka: Ironman). The inaugural Ironman Raleigh was run this past June and I was proud to be a finisher. It was my...
My Business Travel Companion: Alaska Bear

My Business Travel Companion: Alaska Bear

I travel a good bit for business. As part of my digital marketing consulting work, I teach Social Media Bootcamp and Google Online Marketing Bootcamp classes for ASPE-ROI. Both classes are three-day sessions and they have taken me all over the US as well as teaching...

Social Media Bootcamp in St. Louis

My business travels this week have brought me to the “Gateway to the West,” the beautiful city of St. Louis, MO. I’m here teaching the next installment of the social media bootcamp for ASPE ROI. I’ve taught this class quite a bit during the...
How I Grew to Love Baseball

How I Grew to Love Baseball

I’m going to come clean. I did not like baseball. I did not play baseball when I was young. I did not watch baseball on TV. I did not talk about baseball with friends. To me, baseball was a very slow and incredibly boring game. It simply couldn’t match the...