Merry Christmas

May I take this opportunity to wish all my readers a very merry Christmas and a happy holiday season. Wherever you are I hope you are among people who genuinely care for and support you. And may joy be an ever-present refrain for you all in the year to come.

The Time Has Come

Tonight Central Baptist will celebrate one of my most favorite worship services of the year, Christmas Eve. I am on record with my personal dislike for the Christmas Shopping Season 1, and this leaves a number of people assuming I’m a grinch. I am not. The truth is, I adore Christmas. The wonder of the…

Unpacking Damp and Shivering

This section was very much a transition to launch the characters toward The Ravine. I promise, next Tuesday we’ll catch our first glimpse of the city. Still, during the transition I wanted to do some character development of Jeremy and further explore the divide between Riverside and The Ravine. Let’s unpack. Jeremy gets the shivers…

Fiction Tuesday – Damp and Shivering

Today returns me to my non-NaNoWriMo schedule. By wonderful happenstance, however, this means I shift gears on Fiction Tuesday! If you’d like to catch up on this story, Welcome to the Valleys, the first section can be found at this link The group walked along in silence for some time as the rain continued to…

I just couldn’t

Yesterday I wrote how I was committed to spending several days with the Pebble Steel so I could give it a real chance to find a place in my workflow. I just couldn’t. This morning, as I went about setting up things for worship, the device was just so noticeable. I felt it on my…

An Afternoon With Pebble

On Saturday a neighbor allowed me to borrow his Pebble Steel smart watch. I’ve been mildly interested in a wearable computer for a while, but not enough to shell out any cash for one 1, so this was a great opportunity. The watch is an older generation Pebble Steel, but was still surprisingly easy to…