October 2015

Too Many Choices

About 30 minutes ago, I started to get hungry – slight stomach cramping, vague lightheadedness, lack of concentration. I glanced at the clock: 11:50 am. Then I peeked out the window and there it was. The food truck. It had arrived a few minutes early, and my body was grateful. I don’t always spend Fridays […] Read more

Read for Fun

Tomorrow is an important birthday. Oh sure, I turn 45 tomorrow, but I was actually thinking of a different birthday. October 24, 2014, was the day On Being a Writer, the book I coauthored with Ann Kroeker, was officially published. Of course, I didn’t know it was published that day. I found out three days […] Read more

Story Mode

In the car heading to church last Sunday, I overheard the boys talking about a video game that has a story mode. “Oh, that sounds cool,” I said. “You get to read stories while you are playing video games.” They looked at me like I had suggested that their video game might also help them […] Read more