Cool or a geek

So I promised my kids I would take them to the pool today. I never intended to go in the middle/heat of the day. But I got to working on a programming project and it was going very well. Finally at almost seven my youngest comes to remind me of my promise. So I told…

Sex

Was reading a new blog from H-Town blogs and had to comment about sex with out the kids, including in the car. This got me to thinking if it was a good idea to make a sexual comment the first time you go to a blog. Especially when I generally avoid talking about sex on…

Black Homeschoolers

An article that says not all homeschoolers are white religious fanatics. They say “black children are now five times more likely to be homeschooled than they were five years ago. “ As a homeschooling Dad it is interesting to hear this group’s reasons. They aren’t that different, “I want to be looked upon as an…

Better Parenting Through Technology

So we have this problem at home. Our kids watch too much TV. We have an established limit, 30 minutes each and they can watch the other kids 30 minutes too. Which means no more than an hour a day. Our TV is upstairs in its own room and my wife and I aren’t up…

Traffic Ticket

I got a ticket a few weeks back (Good Friday) and am going to go to court about it. Found this article which is interesting about Houston tickets. Interesting quote “Twenty officers now write a third of all Houston traffic citations”. The guy running the speed trap was a traffic enforcement officer, probably one of…

Summer is near

Been running around today and discovered summer is on its way. It is hot and muggy here in Houston. Houston, TexasCurrently: 82°F Cloudy Wind: south at 14.0 MPHHumidity: 76.0%Dewpoint: 74 ° FBarometer: 29.72 inches and fallingHeat Index: 87° FSunrise: 6:36 AM CDTSunset: 8:00 PM CDT Last updated: 4:00 PM CDT Its the humdity that makes it…

2 minutes to post

Didn’t want to bust my longest posting spree. Hopefully just in time. Beach was fun. Took pictures. Am playing Ghost Recon. That’s real content

Blood

Two interesting blog worthy events this morning at church. First it is Palm Sunday and the church had its Easter play “The Borrowed Tomb”. Thing that really struck me was the story is really powerful. Seems strange for a life long Christian to be reminded the story is really powerful. It is THE STORY, of…