I Wrote This a Month Ago, I Swear.

“That ought to be illegal!”“There should be a law against ______!” “Let’s create legislature that will keep ______ off of our streets!” “If you want to change ______ for the better, write to your congressman!” A quick disclaimer. I’m not a lawyer. I have no interest in delving into the legislature of our nation as…

Advice To My Children

As with most of the posts you’ll see here, I got bored one day and just started writing things I want my children to understand when they’re older. A good portion of this has to do with the assumption that that will one day marry and have children of their own. -If you’re not willing…

A Broken Understanding

  My concept of grace has, like most things in my life, been shaped by experiences in combat. In June of 2010, I had the honor of serving as a team leader for a Marine Corps Scout Sniper team in Musah Quelah, Afghanistan. Our company was to clear the town of its Taliban presence, and when things got really…

Hazardous Intent

I’m supposed to start with the words, “I can’t believe I’m a guy with a blog! It’s so passé, but I’m going to attempt to make it cool! Please like what I write!!!” I don’t care if you don’t like what I write. What’s the worst that could happen? Someone gets offended and STARTS TYPING…