South Points Farmers’ Market

We stopped in for the first day of the South Points Farmers’ Market this afternoon. It was their first week, with a grand opening planned for next week. It was very small (just two vendor groups) but we were able to purchase some Russian kale, green mix, and beets. South Points will be the closest farmers’…

Trying KETO

 My wife and I started an approximate ketogenic diet on June 8th. (Approximate in that we are applying basic macro guidelines, without following a prepared meal plan, yet.) I have dieted in various ways, healthy and unhealthy, for most of my life. I was a high school football player and wrestler, two sports which differ…

Planning has Commenced – Oregon 2019

The Bakers have started planning our multi-generational 2019 road trip to Oregon and back. Our third child is graduating from Gutenberg College in Eugene, and we are reprising the cross-country road trip we enjoyed when we took her out for classes in 2015. For now, we are starting with a two-week plan, with a rapid westward…

Sayers Classical Academy

Today I had the privilege to speak with Mrs. Sandra Lawson (Founder & Director) and Mr. Andrew Lindsey (Dean of Students) at Sayers Classical Academy to learn more about their program. SCA is a unique blend of homeschooling and classroom instruction, with a distinctly intentional classical orientation. (Some refer to this paradigm as a cottage school model.)

The reMarkable Arrival

The much-anticipated arrival (though far second to our lovely granddaughter Genesis) of my reMarkable writing device happened today. The reMarkable is a tablet-like device, designed work and feel like a digital pen on paper. (No apps, internet browsers or other distractions.) The reMarkable syncs via Wi-Fi to the cloud, and mirrors all changes on synced devices.…

The End of Protestantism – Dr. Peter J. Leithart

On Friday and Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend Community Presbyterian Church’s All Saints’ Feast with guest Speaker Dr. Peter Leithart. Dr. Leithart presented four sessions related to his book “The End of Protestantism.”  Of particular interest were comments relating to the unintentional consequences of the Reformation including fragmentation of the church. These comments…

Welcome!

After years of managing campaigns and the web presence of others (ministries, churches, businesses, etc.), I have been encouraged to place a stake in the ground in cyberspace to bring it all together. It may take a little time, but when time permits, I am going to bring it all here. Blessings!