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Table of Contents

Too LOUD! 22 July 2017
1:57:22 15 July 2017
Less Than Two Hours 5 July 2017
#WouldYouNoticeIf 1 July 2017
Ode to Marc… 24 June 2017
Persevere 17 June 2017
#Self-Promotion 10 June 2017
The Lull 3 June 2017
I Finished 27 May 2017
The Greatest Sport Ever 20 May 2017
Not a Professional Holy Man 13 May 2017
Bake and Release by Chelsea 6 May 2017
A Broken Record 29 April 2017
Not a Human Metronome 22 April 2017
Guest Artist 15 April 2017
 Confused 8 April 2017
From First to Worst 1 April 2017
Reading is Dangerous 25 March 2017
#FlashbackFriday 18 March 2017
The End 11 March 2017
Parentheses 4 March 2017
Glass of Water 25 February 2017
Snow Day 18 February 2017
Remembering Together 11 February 2017
Writing versus Production 4 February 2017
Stupid Internet Part 2 28 January 2017
Rapid Bible Read Through 21 January 2017
Stupid Internet 14 January 2017
#GreatBandNames 7 January 2017
Not a #TwitterBug 31 December 2016
Simple Christmas Pleasures 24 December 2016
Stay, Pray, Press Play 17 December 2016
Feeling Irrelevant 10 December 2016
One of Those Days 3 December 2016
Mutual Admiration Society 26 November 2016
My Complaint about Digital Photographs 19 November 2016
Thank You Veterans 11 November 2016
Weather Wimpier 5 November 2016
Kids Say the Darndest Things 29 October 2016
Bake and Release 22 October 2016
My Blog Writes Itself 15 October 2016
None of the Above 8 October 2016
Vote for Tony Ventrella 1 October 2016
Writer’s Block Is a Decision 24 September 2016
Free TV 17 September 2016
@ 10 September 2016
Facts in Fiction 3 September 2016
Personal Time Machines 27 August 2016
The End of the Truck Saga 20 August 2016
Trust the Wheel 13 August 2016
Call in the Cavalry 6 August 2016
Happily Ever After 30 July 2016
Morning Kick Start 23 July 2016
Pokémon GO 16 July 2016
Windshield Wiper Protectors 9 July 2016
Full Screen or Not Full Screen 2 July 2016
F27? Bingo! 25 June 2016
Meeting a Living Legend 18 June 2016
Congratulations Class of 2016 11 June 2016
Half the Man 4 June 2016
Stuff Gets in the Way 28 May 2016
Grief 21 May 2016
See What Sticks 14 May 2016
Happy Mother’s Day 7 May 2016
A Blog for Her Birthday 30 April 2016
Go Fund Me, Amazon 23 April 2016
Sometimes… 16 April 2016
Plugging Myself 9 April 2016
I Am in a Rut 2 April 2016
Windows 10 Start Menu Not Working 26 March 2016
Martha’s Lemonade 19 March 2016
Courtesy Laughs 12 March 2016
Just Quit 5 March 2016
A Reset Button 27 February 2016
I Aspire to Be Mediocre 20 February 2016
I Do Not Want to Write 13 February 2016
How Can I Say, "Goodbye"? 8 February 2016
Just a Few Regrets 6 February 2016
Death Is Not Natural 30 January 2016
Tests, Tests, and More Tests 23 January 2016
I Won! 16 January 2016
Better Than a Kick in the Seat of the Pants 9 January 2016
Memes Are a Thing 2 January 2016
This Christmas Feels Like Thanksgiving 26 December 2015
Miyoshi Claus Is Coming to Town 19 December 2015
Servant Leader 12 December 2015
Star Trek Meets Sesame Street 5 December 2015
TV Dog 28 November 2015
Pause, Rest, and Worship 21 November 2015
Not No-Shave November 14 November 2015
November Is NaNoWriMo 7 November 2015
Halloween Melancholy 31 October 2015
Not Spare Change 24 October 2015
I Sold a Screenplay 17 October 2015
Ode to a Fish 10 October 2015
English Teachers Are Full of Poop 3 October 2015
Life Is Fragile 26 September 2015
Do NOT Watch Documentaries 19 September 2015
Catching the Lunker 12 September 2015
A Hug with Words 5 September 2015
Mood Lights 29 August 2015
Listen 22 August 2015
The Secret Trick to Self-Promotion 15 August 2015
Not a Triplet 8 August 2015
Just Slogging Along 1 August 2015
Settin’ and Visitin’ 25 July 2015
Divebombed 18 July 2015
I Need a Nap 11 July 2015
Writing about Celebrities 4 July 2015
Graduation and a Concert 27 June 2015
Thank You Linda 20 June 2015
Half a Christian 13 June 2015
Stadium Tour 2.0 6 June 2015
Track and Field Traditions 30 May 2015
#Hashtag or #Octothorpe 23 May 2015
Mother’s Day Oops 16 May 2015
Our Dog Can Read 9 May 2015
Write a Psalm 2 May 2015
Word Creators 25 April 2015
WWJD 18 April 2015
The Cuba Gooding Jr. Incident 11 April 2015
A Magnificent Magnanimous Month 4 April 2015
The Biggest Loser 28 March 2015
Quit Editing 21 March 2015
March Magnanimous 14 March 2015
A World Revival 7 March 2015
Back-to-Back Bad Luck Days 28 February 2015
So They Won’t Get Fined 21 February 2015
The Big Play 14 February 2015
He Is THE Dave Stewart 7 February 2015
Mistakes and Poems 31 January 2015
Be Proud 24 January 2015
Shameless Self-Promotion 17 January 2015
3 Before 2? 10 January 2015
Somebody Is Watching Me 3 January 2015
Time for Christmas 25 December 2014
Fantasy Football Championship 20 December 2014
Deconstructing Emoticons 13 December 2014
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? 6 December 2014
Thank God 27 November 2014
They Used to Dance 22 November 2014
Back to Haunt Me 15 November 2014
Cheater 8 November 2014
It Is Not Funny 1 November 2014
She Jumped Me 25 October 2014
A Winning Lottery Ticket 18 October 2014
A Boy and His Truck 11 October 2014
Why Twitter Fiction? 4 October 2014
Blogging on the Wrong Day 27 September 2014
Running Is a Contact Sport 20 September 2014
How Many Books Have You Sold? 13 September 2014
Just Gotta P 6 September 2014
Free Ice Cream Caper Book 30 August 2014
Performance Versus Potential 23 August 2014
Tribute to a Great Man 16 August 2014
#6Words 9 August 2014
To Tweet or Not to Tweet 2 August 2014
Ludicrous Man 26 July 2014
Soccer Indifference 19 July 2014
Fond Baseball Memories 12 July 2014
Gol! Gol! Gol! 5 July 2014
Their Biggest Fan 28 June 2014
Dad Let Us Choose 21 June 2014
The Measure of a Man 14 June 2014
Theme Songs 7 June 2014
Sniffing Clothes 31 May 2014
A Living Breathing Organism 24 May 2014
I’m So Excited 17 May 2014
Duck Crossing 10 May 2014
The Truth 3 May 2014
A Terrible Week of Writing 26 April 2014
Rubik’s Cubes 19 April 2014
2048 12 April 2014
Not a Nature Photographer 5 April 2014
Classical Music 29 March 2014
Street Names 22 March 2014
Recycled Writing 15 March 2014
Hand Me Ups 8 March 2014
The Beatles Are Invading 1 March 2014
I Live in a Musical 22 February 2014
Bump 15 February 2014
Interception and Ear Piercing 8 February 2014
No Reaction 1 February 2014
Voluntell, Voluntelling, Voluntold 25 January 2014
We Don’t Need No Stinking Rules 18 January 2014
Not Much of a Fan 11 January 2014
Not Sleeping at the Symphony 4 January 2014
Crooning at Christmastime 28 December 2013
Christmas Child 21 December 2013
Weather Wimp 14 December 2013
Prepositions for a Friend 7 December 2013
Two Measly Paragraphs 30 November 2013
Like Like Like 23 November 2013
I Love a Parade 16 November 2013
Book Release Hoopla 9 November 2013
The Big Five-O 3 November 2013
No Laughing Matter 27 October 2013
Song Lyrics 20 October 2013
Conflict Resolution 13 October 2013
Queen Songs and Jeffrey City 6 October 2013
My BFF 29 September 2013
Hitting the Nail on the Head 22 September 2013
Traveling Through Time and Space 15 September 2013
Writing Under Pressure 8 September 2013
Meddling in Our Affairs 1 September 2013
My Dad’s Favorite Picture 25 August 2013
A Disney Vacation 18 August 2013
Photography and The Law of Averages 11 August 2013
A Body at Rest 4 August 2013
Wallace Falls 28 July 2013
Relationships on a Cruise Ship 21 July 2013
My Three Things 14 July 2013
Time Marches On 7 July 2013
The Scrooge of Independence Day 30 June 2013
Free Write 23 June 2013
Writing about Dirt 16 June 2013
Our Presents Are Our Presence 9 June 2013
Being Whimsical 2 June 2013
Fourth Time Is a Charm 26 May 2013
Just Write about It 19 May 2013
Pokémon 12 May 2013
My Son Likes Pi 5 May 2013
I Take the Charge 28 April 2013
April Showers 21 April 2013
Blank Mind, Blank Screen 14 April 2013
Biker Babe 7 April 2013
Fooling Around 31 March 2013
The Real March Madness 24 March 2013
The Best Laid Plans 17 March 2013
Happy Birthday Wednesday Writers 9 March 2013
Delusions of Grandeur 2 March 2013
Jibber Jabber 23 February 2013
We Found Radiator Springs 16 February 2013
Happy Fiftieth Anniversary! 9 February 2013
Do Not Blink 2 February 2013
Any Idiot Can Blog 26 January 2013
Dr. Uncle Johnny Day 19 January 2013
Toughest Part of Being a Writer 12 January 2013
Games Have Feelings Too 5 January 2013
A Wonderful Christmas 29 December 2012
Like Me 22 December 2012
A Little Rant 15 December 2012
I Dare You 8 December 2012
Amazing Feet 1 December 2012
Giving Thanks for Family 24 November 2012
The Best Veterans Day Parade 17 November 2012
A Tender Football Moment 10 November 2012
Jack o’Lantern Memories 4 November 2012
Don’t Just Say It, Do It 28 October 2012
Scott and the Preacher 21 October 2012
Mischief or Monster 14 October 2012
Gramma Dar 7 October 2012
The Coolest Van Ever 30 September 2012
My Friend Mike, The Painter 23 September 2012
One Great Vacation 16 September 2012
Being a Cookie Monster 9 September 2012
The King’s Chair 2 September 2012
The Screen Door Incident 26 August 2012
Bucking the System 19 August 2012
My Favorite Stories from the 2012 Olympics 14 August 2012
Little Monsters 12 August 2012
Reunion Required Reading 5 August 2012
Our Sixteenth Anniversary 29 July 2012
My First Novel 22 July 2012
The Elusive Higgs Boson 15 July 2012
Crossword Cheater Rules 8 July 2012
Shopping Adventure 1 July 2012
Watching Kids Run 24 June 2012
New Adventures 17 June 2012
Not Ready 10 June 2012
Food Photography 3 June 2012
Me and My Mohawk 27 May 2012
I Love Track and Field 20 May 2012
Tick Tock 13 May 2012
Warning: Reading This Could Change Your Life 5 May 2012
Bernadette Pajer and Wednesday Writers 29 April 2012
Be a Tweeter, Not a Twit 21 April 2012
Celebrity Encounter 15 April 2012
Logic Is Overrated 8 April 2012
Then, Dean Kamen Walked In 1 April 2012
FIRST Robotics 25 March 2012
March Madness Methodologies 18 March 2012
A Sarcastic Font 10 March 2012
Preemptive Plea 3 March 2012
It Is Not a Doughnut 25 February 2012
Something in the Water 18 February 2012
Being Rich 11 February 2012
Leadership 4 February 2012
Trapped 28 January 2012
It Is Still Snowing 21 January 2012
Hornswoggled 14 January 2012
Writing Is Like Making Cookies 7 January 2012
The Din of Christmas 31 December 2011
Merry Ironic Christmas 24 December 2011
Like My Father 17 December 2011
Frosty and Santa 10 December 2011
Brrrrr! 3 December 2011
WARNING: Do Not Encourage the Pastor (Digitally) 26 November 2011
Proud to Lose 19 November 2011
Stand for the Flag and Veterans 10 November 2011
Fantasy Football and Rooting 6 November 2011
Throwing Pumpkins 30 October 2011
Charlie Brown 23 October 2011
Dead Meat 16 October 2011
Being the Mule 9 October 2011
Everybody Ought to Have a Tribute Show 2 October 2011
To Spy or Not to Spy 25 September 2011
Lasting Impressions 18 September 2011
Remember 11 September 2011
Bribery and Brainwashing 4 September 2011
Fishing 28 August 2011
Butter Holders 21 August 2011
Two Naughty Four-Letter Words 14 August 2011
The Dummy Incident 7 August 2011
A Forgotten Rule 31 July 2011
You Should Write About… 24 July 2011
Road Trips 17 July 2011
Ten Rules for Living 10 July 2011
Celebrate Independence Day Forevermore 5 July 2011
Punch Bowl 3 July 2011
This Is Not Spam 26 June 2011
Flat Austin and Star Wars 19 June 2011
The Wrong Question 12 June 2011
Dog Training 5 June 2011
Diplomacy? 29 May 2011
Tennis or Something 21 May 2011
Writer’s Diarrhea 14 May 2011
Writer’s Constipation 7 May 2011
Do NOT Feed the Throwers 30 April 2011
My Favorite Easter Bunnies 23 April 2011
It’s Just Stink 16 April 2011
“You Are Such a Liar!” 9 April 2011
The Mindboggling Mrs. Miyoshi’s March Madness 2 April 2011
Pajamas and Capes and Christmas 26 March 2011
Money, Money, Money 19 March 2011
Pray for the People in Japan 13 March 2011
…9…10…Larry…Howell 12 March 2011
I Am MediocreMan™ 5 March 2011
“Let’s Go Honey” 26 February 2011
My Pesky Friends 19 February 2011
Valentine’s Day and Rascal Flatts 14 February 2011
An Expert on Life 12 February 2011
Classical Music and Me 5 February 2011
Christmas Mornings 29 January 2011
Different Types of Hunches 22 January 2011
Two Families 15 January 2011
Bowl Championship Series (BCS) Comment 12 January 2011
No New Year’s Resolutions 8 January 2011
Happy New Year 2011! 1 January 2011
Merry Christmas 2010 25 December 2010
Anticipating Christmas 18 December 2010
My Wife Loves to Vacuum 11 December 2010
Household Surfaces Abhor Nakedness 4 December 2010
Holiday Overeating, An American Tradition 27 November 2010
What Are You Thankful For? 24 November 2010
Forgetting More Ideas Than I Ever Had 20 November 2010
Made Up Words 13 November 2010
A Good Candidate 6 November 2010
Human Garbage Disposal 31 October 2010
On the Side of the Road in a Small Town 24 October 2010
Dress Up Days 16 October 2010
Snug in Bed 9 October 2010
Writing Mistakes 3 October 2010
Haunting Words 25 September 2010
Just Ship It 18 September 2010
9/11/2010 12 September 2010
Perfect and Organic 5 September 2010
August – Time for Football 29 August 2010
Mini Vacations 22 August 2010
Servefest 2010 – One More Need Met 15 August 2010
Keeping the Cyber Universe Safe 7 August 2010
Servefest 2010 1 August 2010
Sports Fan Genetics 25 July 2010
Dad and the Trash Man 17 July 2010
Fifteen Minutes of Fame 11 July 2010
Fourth of July Humbug 4 July 2010
World Cup Soccer 26 June 2010
A Fortuitous Fall 20 June 2010
Thank You Steve Johnston 12 June 2010
What Happens in the Van Does Not Necessarily Stay in the Van 5 June 2010
Anxiety of Letting Go 30 May 2010
Topics? 23 May 2010
Jinxed Microwave 15 May 2010
Scrapes, Scabs, and Scars 9 May 2010
Fame and Notoriety 2 May 2010
Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel 25 April 2010
Rambling 17 April 2010
Cell Phones? We Don’t Need No Stinking Cell Phones 11 April 2010
Running Out of Gas 3 April 2010
Better Late Than Never 30 March 2010
Fuel Tank Capacity 21 March 2010
Stopped in the Name of the Law 13 March 2010
Play with Your Parents 6 March 2010
Kept For Posterity 27 February 2010
Writing Challenges 20 February 2010
Don’t Hate Me Just Because I Write 13 February 2010
The Gift of Music 6 February 2010
Balance 30 January 2010
Heavy Doses of Perspective 23 January 2010
My Achilles Tendon – A Year Later 16 January 2010
Jigsaw Puzzles 9 January 2010
New Year – New Perspective 2 January 2010
Christmas Presence 26 December 2009
The Christmas Spirit 19 December 2009
Nothing 12 December 2009
No UFOs in Duvall 5 December 2009
Letting Another Take the Blame 28 November 2009
Fart Genetics 21 November 2009
A Fantastic, Fun, and Free Adventure 14 November 2009
Thank You for Serving 7 November 2009
Birthday Wishes 1 November 2009
Farts in Space 25 October 2009
Daddy Jungle Gym 18 October 2009
My Son's First Touchdown! 11 October 2009
Cedarcrest Staff Drill Routine - Homecoming 2009 4 October 2009
Main Street, USA 26 September 2009
Becoming My Own Fan 18 September 2009
Electric Hands 12 September 2009
Small Town Parades 5 September 2009
Class Reunion 29 August 2009
Servefest 2009 Success 22 August 2009
Summer Project 2009 15 August 2009
Every Day Is a Story – Eating and Watching TV 8 August 2009
Every Day Is a Story – Boat Rides 31 July 2009
Every Day Is a Story – Miniature Golf and Turning 18 24 July 2009
Every Day Is a Story – On the Road 17 July 2009
Teenager Doing Kid Stuff 11 July 2009
No Church Services 3 July 2009
Work, Work, Work 28 June 2009
Controlled Chaos 19 June 2009
Summer Vacation 12 June 2009
Congratulations Class of 2009 5 June 2009
Kids Growing Up 29 May 2009
My Achilles Tendon – Final Thoughts (for now) 22 May 2009
My Wife’s Mental Powers 15 May 2009
Cultural Television 8 May 2009
Inventory and Inspiration 1 May 2009
Merit Badges of Boyhood 23 April 2009
Annoying Kids' Songs 17 April 2009
10,000 Hours 10 April 2009
A Tent in Your Room 4 April 2009
Three Is Our Secret Number 28 March 2009
When the Well Runs Dry 20 March 2009
My Achilles Tendon – Freedom 13 March 2009
Blogging 6 March 2009
My Achilles Tendon – On My Feet Again 27 February 2009
My Achilles Tendon – “You’re Healed!” 20 February 2009
My Achilles Tendon – A Year of Injuries 13 February 2009
My Achilles Tendon – The Caregivers 6 February 2009
My Achilles Tendon – The Surgery 30 January 2009
My Achilles Tendon – The Injury 23 January 2009
Achilles Tendon Surgery Delays This Week's Column 16 January 2009
Rain, Rain, Here We Go Again 9 January 2009
Around the World 2 January 2009
Cabin Fever 26 December 2008
Christmas 2008 25 December 2008
Christmas Trees 19 December 2008
Dogs Have Friends Too 12 December 2008
Digital Social Networking 5 December 2008
Poop at the Dinner Table 28 November 2008
Jeffrey City, Wyoming 21 November 2008
Hide and Seek in the Dark 14 November 2008
Field Day Champ 7 November 2008
King of the Jungle Gym and Number One Ghost Catcher 31 October 2008
The Sewing Group Kids 24 October 2008
The Fart King 17 October 2008
Pee on Poo, Potty on the Shoe 10 October 2008
Slater Elementary School Friends 3 October 2008
Walking Home From School 26 September 2008
Quality Writing 19 September 2008
Column 101 12 September 2008
Older and Dumber 5 September 2008
Jedi Mind Trick? 29 August 2008
Do NOT Play Basketball in Birkenstocks 22 August 2008
Wii Fit 15 August 2008
8/8/8 8 August 2008
Servefest 2008 3 August 2008
Air Guitars and Video Games 1 August 2008
A Great Shopping Experience 25 July 2008
“Go Outside and Play” 18 July 2008
Rejection 11 July 2008
Independence Day 4 July 2008
Being a KIA 27 June 2008
Murphy’s Law and Fence Posts 20 June 2008
Congratulations Graduates 13 June 2008
My First Double Windsor Knot 6 June 2008
Is It Really Math? 30 May 2008
Being a Guest Speaker 23 May 2008
Last Adult without a Cell Phone 16 May 2008
Tale of a True Romantic 9 May 2008
To a Soldier in Harm’s Way 2 May 2008
Snow! In April! 25 April 2008
The Age of Cyborgs 18 April 2008
Head Jar Opener 11 April 2008
Googling Yourself 4 April 2008
Acronyms and "Textese" 28 March 2008
Encouraging Words 21 March 2008
Do What You Love 14 March 2008
Bumps and Bruises 7 March 2008
Cooking with Fire! 29 February 2008
Random Thoughts 22 February 2008
Valentine’s Day 15 February 2008
People Can Not Breathe Water 8 February 2008
No Genie in a Bottle 1 February 2008
A Perfect Football Season 25 January 2008
Playing Video Games 18 January 2008
Apples, Trees, and Jungle Gyms 11 January 2008
Let's Get Together Sometime 4 January 2008
New Stories 28 December 2007
Another Christmas Morn 25 December 2007
Three Wise Men, Two Camels, and a Living Nativity Scene 21 December 2007
Telling Jokes and Genetics 14 December 2007
The View from the High Dive 7 December 2007
Thank You for Homework 30 November 2007
Thanksgiving Thanks 23 November 2007
Twenty Percent Off 16 November 2007
Staying Anonymous 9 November 2007
Gone Fishing 2 November 2007
I Hate the Wind 26 October 2007
Just Like My Dad 19 October 2007
Lay’s® Potato Chip Challenge 12 October 2007
The Secret to Invisibility 5 October 2007
Servefest 2007 28 September 2007
Mrs. Miyoshi 21 September 2007
Trains Galore 14 September 2007
Best Spaghetti in the World 7 September 2007
Zombies Roam the Halls 4 September 2007
High School Football 31 August 2007
You're Fired! 28 August 2007
Building Fences 24 August 2007
Briggs and Stratton® 17 August 2007
Traditions 10 August 2007
Miracle League - You're Safe! 3 August 2007
Wiping Off Kisses 27 July 2007
It's Not Easy Being Green 20 July 2007
Happy Anniversary, Lisa 13 July 2007
My Teenager 6 July 2007
One Nation Under God 29 June 2007
Just Be Yourself 22 June 2007
Planned Obsolescence 15 June 2007
Third Grade Field Trip 8 June 2007
Memorial Day 6 June 2007
The End of the School Year 1 June 2007
Writing a Column 25 May 2007
The First Sleep-Over, Take Two 18 May 2007
My Mom 10 May 2007
A Little Wave 3 May 2007
Bubbles 26 April 2007
Hostess™ Test 19 April 2007
Baseball Visions 12 April 2007
Need for Speed 3 April 2007
April 29 March 2007
How to Stay Healthy - Act Like a Child 28 March 2007
Weekend Warriors 15 March 2007
Writing 12 March 2007
Cold and Flu Season 8 March 2007
Holey Jeans 1 March 2007
Old Home Week 22 February 2007
Cowboy Boots 15 February 2007
Romance 8 February 2007
July 4, 2007 1 February 2007
Snow! 25 January 2007
Acceptance 15 January 2007
Computer Dependence 11 January 2007
Dave Ryles 4 January 2007
Real Men 1 January 2007
No Peeking 21 December 2006
Powerless 14 December 2006
NaNoWriMo Part 2 7 December 2006
Boxes 30 November 2006
NaNoWriMo 16 November 2006
Human Hibernation 10 November 2006
Under Friday Night Lights 5 October 2006
Privacy Policy 4 October 2006