couple fun stories

16 12 2008

Here’s a couple of good stories from my wife’s blog:

First, the story of the ever inquisitive boss who became interested in the ‘bumps’ on our daughter’s chest.

Second, the story of bubba’s attempt to get my wife turned over to child protective services.

And, since I put very little effort into this post, here’s a great pic as an added bonus:



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20 11 2008


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3 months ago this minute

19 11 2008


Today is our daughter’s 3 month birthday.  In fact, this post was published exactly 3 months to the minute after her birth.  I can’t believe how fast that time has gone by.

This week my wife started a new blog.  Her first post was a narrative of the day our daughter was born.  Check it out.

Happy birthday, my little baby angel.

Danger in posting family pics?

6 05 2008

Faceless children

How much of a danger is there in posting family pictures and disclosing family names to a blog or to other sites on the Internet?  On one hand, the Internet is a great place to share pictures with people that you know.  It’s also a great way for people who don’t know you to get to know you better.  On the other hand, there could be a danger if some wacko collects enough information about you and your family to do harm.

I really really want to be able to use names and faces of my family in this blog.  But, I am really really scared to do so.  What does everyone out there think?  I am interested to hear your comments.  Just don’t mention any names :).

My purpose

1 05 2008

OK, this is my first blog post.

I guess I should make an attempt to explain my purpose for this blog.  Like any other blog, this is a forum for my thoughts, reactions, and ideas.  But, unlike some other blogs, I don’t plan to have a specific agenda or theme.  I have many different interests and I will not limit my blog to any one specific format or subject matter.  I have no idea how often I will post, and I have no idea how many people will care.

I do hope for my blog to take on a life of its own.  If posts do begin to follow a common pattern in theme or format, then, that is just the life of this blog.  It is what it is and I want it to take on a life of its own.  But, know this up front, that I have no defining plans for this blog at all.

Of course, I can guess at some of the common topics that I will most likely discuss.

I have 2 boys – ages 4 and 2 and I have a daughter on the way.  I am happily married to a wonderful woman who I really don’t know how I could live without.  So, I am sure I will share a lot about our lives together.

I am a christian and I have lots of feelings about what that means and what it should be about.  No doubt I will delve into that many times in this blog.

I am a huge sports fan.  I follow most closely the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Cowboys.  I follow those teams and their respective leagues pretty closely, but I also keep an eye on the entire sports world in general.  Don’t be alarmed when you see posts that fall into that category.

I work in the IT industry, but I would not consider myself a techie.  From time to time, I may have something technical to talk about.  But, I think far more frequently than that, I will have something to talk about that involves my experiences and thoughts around the workplace in general.  Afterall, I do spend 40 hrs a week in corporate cubicle america!

Those are probably the categories that most of my posts will fall into.  But I am sure there will be other miscellaneous topics thrown in for fun.

One thing that I do not plan for this blog is perfection.  If you are looking for a blog that only has perfectly formed grammar and spelling, this may not be the one for you.  If, on the other hand, you are interested in following a real person with real thoughts, then jump on board and enjoy the ride.  This should be fun.