Scenes From The Fourth Row

Ramblings about life and some other stuff that I can't remember right now.

Hope

Warning: This is a post about the election. If you’re sick of reading about it, stop now. You’re still reading. You’ve been warned. This is your last chance to turn back. Still here? Well okay then. Here we go.   After teaching AP US History…

Fishing

In the days leading up to the Cub Scout camping trip that we went on in October, my son asked over and over if we would be able to go fishing while we were there. He had asked to go fishing numerous times before, and like any…

Heroes

Three years ago today, I lost my dad. His bad habits are what eventually killed him, but he was an extraordinary man who did not fully embrace his own capabilities. He was by far the smartest man I’ve ever known, and I’m fortunate that I inherited…

Time

Sunday was my 38th birthday. I’m not sure how that happened. I understand the conception and birth thing. Time has passed, and so on. What I don’t understand is how I can be two years shy of forty when on most days I have to…

Ants

My dad built the house I grew up in right smack in the middle of a flood plain on about an acre of land. He had the builders bring in piles and piles of dirt to build up the area where the house was to…

Sunflowers

  I love that my kids always want to help me with my garden. Even when they plant the seeds too close together and I have to replant them…even when they step all over the green beans while trying to pick strawberries…even when they freak…

S

When my wife and I found out that our first born was going to be a boy, we did what every set of parents does…we tried to pick a name. We could have just named him after me, but I’m a Junior, and I really…

Famous

Not me…my ancestors. I, hopefully, will never be burdened with fame (or infamy). One of the interesting aspects of history for me is studying my own family’s past. Now I don’t get carried away with genealogy and historical records. I just like to piddle with…

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Mike

Mike

Christian, father, husband, educator, certified personal trainer, Longhorn, college football junkie, book worm, and ever so slightly sarcastic

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