November, 2010

  1. DSC_0001

    I bought a Nikon D7000 last week. I had called Glazer’s and they put me on The List. A few days later they called me back saying that had a body with my name on it. I picked it up. And it has been awesome. I thought it would be fitting that the first picture…

  2. Grace and Growth

    I’ve been thinking a lot about grace and growth; how and when I grow and how I’ve seen and experienced grace. I believe that growth happens from the hard things we do in life. And granted: some things are harder for others, and thus you may not grow as much in areas where I find…

  3. The Pale Blue Dot

    Amazing and stunning and poignant and beautiful: We were hunters and foragers. The frontier was everywhere. We were bounded only by the Earth, and the ocean, and the sky. The open road still softly calls. Our little terraquious globe as the madhouse of those hundred thousand millions of worlds. We, who cannot even put our…

  4. Discretion

    What is discretion, as it relates to cautious reserve in speech? There is this idea of discretion, it’s kind of a tricky I feel — maybe not all the time, just times that it has huge implications. I see discretion as a continuum, with tight lipped vagaries on the left and loose lips sinking ships1…

  5. Paid in Full

    Right now, there are few words I enjoy hearing more than “Paid in Full.” I’ve paid off all of my Federal Student Aid loans, which feels good. And I’m on track to have the rest of my school loans paid off within 5 years, which is pretty awesome (especially since I have no other debt,…

  6. Yet Another Voter Guide for Election 2010

    I spent some time — several hours, actually — today filling out my ballot and I thought I’d share how I voted on some of the races with quick sentence or three on why you should vote that way too. I-10531: Yes “Since 1993, Washington’s had the two-thirds requirement. In those 17 years, during legislative…