We’ve Got Chickens!
Nov21

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 that raises backyard chickens and the eggs are fantastic! The color and the taste is unlike anything you’ll ever get from an egg in the grocery store. And when we...

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The Wendell Harvest Festival
Oct05

The Wendell Harvest Festival

On Saturday, my family and I went to the 87th annual Wendell Harvest Festival in our new hometown of Wendell, NC.

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How I Grew to Love Baseball
Oct09

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 excitement and the action of basketball. And, growing up in the college basketball-crazy Triangle region of North Carolina there simply wasn’t any more room for...

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Learning to Be a Daddy
Jul19

Learning to Be a Daddy

This past Tuesday evening, I took my oldest son, Ryan, to his very first baseball game.  We went to see the Durham Bulls, a AAA affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.  Ryan just turned four and has shown a lot of interest in baseball as of late.  As a result, I wanted to give him an opportunity to see what he calls a “real baseball game.”  Needless to say, he was one very excited little boy when I told him on Tuesday morning...

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