Avoidable Stupidity

Do you ever read an article or listen to a news story and think, "Wow. No common sense." Quite likely. Sometimes there is more to the story (discovered later) which redeems the participants, either partly or fully. After all, not every detail makes it into a broadcast or past an editor's pen. The people in them… Continue reading Avoidable Stupidity


“There is some good in this world…

...and it's worth fighting for." -Samwise Gamgee, The Two Towers I spend a fair amount of time in various Facebook groups. Several of them are focused on religion and different religious views. As a Catholic, I'm pretty much the minority in every group. It doesn't bother me; I'm used to being the odd man out.… Continue reading “There is some good in this world…

Family Projects, Healthy Wallet

How to make a small bookcase (with one pallet)

I've recently conceived a passion for pallet projects. Judging by the number of websites Google pulls up (2,120,000 results), I'm not alone. Who wouldn't get excited about free wood, if you like woodworking projects and don't want to spend a lot on supplies? This goes double if you are just learning how to build or… Continue reading How to make a small bookcase (with one pallet)