A Boy and a Girl

It’s official: Melissa and I are having a boy and a girl. I sent out a text message that said: “1 boy and 1 reason to buy more guns”. I guess it’s a little typical of me, but I still thought it was pretty funny.The picture to the left is of Charlottle Elizabeth Collier. The […]

Personal Politics

Insanity, Depression, and Recessions

Lately, the lack of money in the economy has provided a number of opportunities for me to see things in ways that I had not in years past. All Americans, and likely the rest of the world, is feeling the effects of a global recession in a number of ways. Those effects have lead many […]


A Nation of Victims

So, things have been difficult for my family lately. Melissa is still pregnant with twins, I’m still struggling to find work for my new business, and we’re still pretty broke. After a while of feeling like things just won’t turn in my favor, I slipped into feeling like a victim of circumstance. Keep in mind, […]