This is my journal for October of 2017.
Even tho we’re living in a fast-paced, abbreviated culture where no one seems to have any patience, it’s still important to maintain some writing standards. U can’t just shorten everything to acronyms and lazily-spelled words. Bottom line...if yer gonna blog, you hafta spell correctly.
A regular month of busy preparations for our baby became a devastating time in history for my hometown of Houston. Tens of trillions of gallons of water have fallen in the area due to Hurricane Harvey. Every Houstonian has been greatly affected, but they shined as a bright example of the best of humanity.
I'm surprised it took me so long to think of the idea to start journaling here on my website. This is where I'll add ideas, opinions and thoughts about the news and everyday life. All of the entries from one month will have their own post. Feel free to add your comments and questions. I always appreciate the input of those who read my stuff 🌞
Somewhere out there, a teacher is talking with a struggling student after school. It’s just 10 minutes of her time and she’ll forget the entire conversation by the time she gets home. But her brief words of wisdom will play over and over in the heart and mind of that student, steering him towards a [...]
I recently wrote a fictional post about NFL referees who decided to eat at Applebee's right after a game. And the week before that, I wrote about an entrepreneurial cat who opened a corner store. Some people may "get" the dry humor of these posts and think they're funny, but most people will not. But [...]
I’m still relatively new to this whole blogging thing, so I will mostly likely say things here in this post which reveal my ignorance and naivete on the subject. But instead of cowering away with my feeble lack of experience, I see an opportunity to say a few things about blogging from an objective perspective. [...]
Today is the day that you're visiting my new website for the first time. You're browsing through the pages, perhaps reading a couple of posts or maybe just taking a quick look. The bottom line is...you're here. I wouldn't have invited you here if I didn't think it was ready to be seen. There is still [...]
On occasion, I play Texas Hold ‘em on my phone. It’s fun and it’s free. It gives me the thrill of real gambling without the risk and pressure of putting real money on the line. And I’m pretty good at it too. I recently turned $250,000 into $5,000,000 (which is just as valuable as Monopoly [...]