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Family Flyby

Moving to Michigan

So anyway, at least we don’t have a squat pot. Although if you come over and want an authentic northern China experience, I’ll hand you a shovel and point you to a tree on the far corner of the property.

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In My Opinion

Into the Wild Unknown, Wide Eyed with Wonder

The brilliance of God taking sinners and turning their lives around is that it makes a very compelling story. The best stories are not ones where the hero makes all the right choices, faces no hardships, and easily fulfills his calling.

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Win Some, Lose Some

It gets quite breezy in my head at times and I was alarmed to find that my carefully crafted, powerfully poignant piece of literary artwork had evaporated like cheap toilet paper. I started shoving words out of my mouth hoping that, like a five speed car with a dead battery, I could just jump start my brain by pushing it down a hill.

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Family Flyby

Some Assembly Required

I bought a new vacuum cleaner. It’s a premium, deluxe, extra awesome Bissell that Walmart had on sale for $50. After ripping the box open, I found a motley crew of plastic components inside complete with a instruction manual translated into fifty languages. It was pretty easy to assemble because all the pieces were there, […]

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Family Flyby

Hanging Out with the Relatives

It’s a good thing I married a wonderful wife who has a completely normal family history. Oh, except for that one time Janice’s grandpa thought America was going to be destroyed by God and so he moved seven of his fourteen kids to Paraguay to escape the Apocalypse (true story).