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When You’re This Good

When you’re this cute, you can speak in gibberish and melt people’s hearts. Speak in gibberish when you’re not cute? You get committed. When you’re the best at your craft, you can break rules, because you understand that rules define your context; further, breaking the creative constructs when you’re at Read more…

LEADERSHIP

Legacy Watchers

All the boys came to snuggle in bed yesterday morning. Well, Levi didn’t have a choice as he’s got all the mobility of a large slug, and twice as much fluid excretion. But still, the important part is we were all together for this impromptu photo opp by Jennifer. Life Read more…

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Pictures of History

PICTURES BY JENNIFERHOPPERPHOTO.COM I often wonder what history would have looked like if every era had DSLR cameras. Can you imagine pictures and video of David and his Mighty Men? Forget 300, this was God’s version. Same would go for The Passion. Or what about Vikings crossing the Atlantic? Time Read more…

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Cheese!

My favorite past time at the moment is making Levi smile. I got word from Jenny that he’d started while I was away in Switzerland – an interesting coincidence (more on that in a minute). His first few smiles were for his Grandma Jo-Jo, who was up helping Jenny in Read more…

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The Art of Celebrating

Serious question: How do you feel when someone else wins? No, stop. Don’t lie. I mean really wins. Like, your best friend wins on a $30 million lottery ticket. What’s your first thought? OK. And your second? Ah, see, there it is. “Me.” Somehow, “I” enter the thought process much Read more…

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The Family Lotto

I am the luckiest man in the world. Luckiest, if you have a weak grip on reality and trust fate. Blessed, if you understand that God honors choices made in pursuit of Him, regardless of shortcomings. But before writing on the subject of family – a fitting theme – I Read more…

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Made From Scratch

And then there was a new person. I love meeting people. All over the world. Some formal introductions with significant long-term ramifications; others simple nods or handshakes, first names only, soon forgotten upon exiting the parking lot. But it’s another thing to meet a person when no one else has Read more…