I met Andrew 7 years ago and have been following him around ever since. We live parallel lives. Not only do we share similar beliefs and hobbies, but we share the same educational background and career—we live in similar worlds while even sharing the same desk space. Six years ago, I wrote a paragraph about… Continue reading Manly Qualities: A Tribute to Andrew Marshall
I've been into Lincoln lately. What a man! Turns out I'm late to the bandwagon because there are more than 16,000 books written about our 16th president. In my study, I've noticed people often discuss Lincoln in terms of his results (ending the civil war, the Emancipation Proclamation, 13th amendment, etc.) or his character (integrity, ambition, and humor,… Continue reading What will be your legacy?
"You know the meaning of the word "gentleman." It means a gentle man--a man who does things gently, with love. That is the whole art and mystery of it." - Henry Drummond I once made a resolution to always accept a kind gesture. This is hard from someone who is prideful and who thrives on efficiencies.… Continue reading a gentle man–a man who does things gently, with love.
Thank you, Mr. Stanley, for explaining perfectly my west coast home and simultaneously describing how I feel in every new east coast place i visit. "Many a Saturday during that year of our residence, my wife and I would load our car and take to the freeways, whose sprawling network placed a few hundred cities,… Continue reading My Words Exactly
“Isn’t it funny the way some combinations of words can give you—almost apart from their meaning—a thrill like music?" - C.S. Lewis Went to my favorite place with the padres today: The Library of Congress. These quotes never get old. I looooove reading them amidst the phenomenal artwork and stately architecture. I hold great esteem… Continue reading a thrill like music
This video is a dream. I can't decide if I'd rather be the one giving out validations or the one getting them. (It's not for the faint at heart - 16 minutes! But well worth it.) Also, check out the cutest kids (and family) in the world here and here.
and you should to. (love yours, that is. Not mine :) I do. I just love this vehicle that I've had for 26 years. It's absolutely awesome. I can move and jump and run and feel cold and sweat and stretch and heal myself. I have strong finger nails. I like the way my toes… Continue reading Why I Love My Body