Oh…, hi there!

Hello everyone!  Yeah, it’s been a minute.  So basically a lot has happened over the past few months. Alisha and I moved twice, started new jobs and one of those moves was across the country. Also Alisha took and passed the bar. So all kinds of fun things going on.  But I have not forgotten … More Oh…, hi there!

Who’s In And Who’s Out: Week Three And It’s Starting To Get Interesting Edition

The “Win And You’re In” Conference   The Early Contenders Division Alabama (3-0) Arkansas (3-0) Louisville (3-0) Michigan State (2-0) Nebraska (3-0) Ohio State (3-0) Texas A&M (3-0)   Through three games these are the teams that look good so far. Alabama, Louisville, and Ohio State are probably the biggest early names contending for the … More Who’s In And Who’s Out: Week Three And It’s Starting To Get Interesting Edition

Who’s In And Who’s Out: Still Way Too Early Week Two Edition

After an intense week one, week two in the college football world was a bit slower. With a few upsets and some quality mid-conference matchups we do, however, have a clearer picture of how the playoff race is shaping up.   The “Win and You’re In” Conference   The Early Contenders Division Alabama (2-0) Arkansas … More Who’s In And Who’s Out: Still Way Too Early Week Two Edition

Five Way Too Early Thoughts On Week One 

1. Is The SEC East Ready For Another Season Of Suck?After a long offseason of hype, No. 9 Tennessee kicked off the college football season (we aren’t counting that Trans-Pacific rugby match between Hawaii and California that was played in Australia) and promptly fell on its face with a narrow overtime win over Appalachian State. … More Five Way Too Early Thoughts On Week One 

National Geographic: Brazil’s Best Kept Secret: The Pantanal

When you think of South America your mind’s eye sees indescribably vast rainforests, centuries old vibrant cities, towering Andes peaks, and now maybe dopey American swimmers thinking it’s cool to trash a gas station. South America is a continent of its own and there is much off the beaten path that would take you for … More National Geographic: Brazil’s Best Kept Secret: The Pantanal

Let’s Talk Turkey

Did Recep Tayyip Erdogan just expand his power to the greatest point of any Turk since Ataturk at the expense of one night of sleep? Well one night of sleep for him and hundreds of his countrymen’s lives.  The first thing that anyone needs to know when evaluating yesterday’s coup attempt in Turkey is that … More Let’s Talk Turkey

Who are the College Football Bluebloods: Auburn, Georgia, and LSU

It’s been a few months but as we enter the stretch run of summer it’s time to start thinking about the fall. With the coming of fall returns the gloriousness that is college football. In 2015 I started a series determining which teams qualified as college football “blue bloods.” I established that by the strictest … More Who are the College Football Bluebloods: Auburn, Georgia, and LSU

FW&H Reads the Bible: Genesis – Cain & Abel and Noah’s Ark

Cain and Abel The story of Cain and Abel immediately follows the expulsion of Adam and Eve from Eden. Eve has a son named Cain who becomes a farmer and then has a second son named Abel who becomes a shepherd. From here things are clear yet also confusing. Cain and Abel present offerings to … More FW&H Reads the Bible: Genesis – Cain & Abel and Noah’s Ark