“Life” Archives.

  • In Defense of Southern Snow.

    Published in: Life.

    When snow hits the South, it is often accompanied by condescending remarks about the South’s seeming overreaction to “just a little bit of snow.” I don’t argue that we don’t see much snow in the South, or that we take conservative measures with it, but I do think the patronizing commentary on our plight is […]

  • Recommended Reading, Volume 5.

    Design Hey, Designers: Stop Trying To Be So Damned Clever (via @necolas) What Screens Want (via @jonathanstegall) Life Welcome to Dinovember (via @seriouspony) You and Your Research (via @blankenship) Face-o-mat Travels the World – 2013 (via @chriscoyier) In The Stanley Parable, Finding The Story Is The Game Web Development The Pastry Box Project: November 12, […]

  • On Training Our Children.

    Published in: Life.

    Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.Proverbs 22:6 I have been a father for less than four years, but lately my three-year-old has made comments or asked questions that challenged my understanding of what it means to teach him about God, […]

  • On Running.

    Published in: Life.

    I enjoy running. I don’t think that I can claim to “love” running, but I enjoy it. I never enjoy the first two miles; they are usually full of self-doubt. But once I get in the zone, I feel as if I could go on forever. I enjoy the low barrier to entry in running. […]

  • Among Strangers.

    Published in: Life.

    My son changes daily. Every day he has new words, new emotions, and new actions. I am struck by how little I actually know this person. I have been with him for almost every moment of his entire life, he shares half of his DNA with me, and, yet, I don’t know him. He is […]

  • The Cost of Coffee.

    Published in: Life.

    The best coffee in Atlanta is at Steady Hand Pour House. Steady Hand (formerly known as Octane Emory (formerly known as Method-X)) has been through several owners, but has always been operated by the same guys. These guys are now the owners. I don’t know if my palate has improved over the years or if […]