The Miseducation of America’s Elites

Let’s talk about The Miseducation of America’s Elites by Bari Weiss, published March 9th at  And while we’re at it, I will encourage you once again to order and read a copy of my book, ‘And This Is Why We Homeschool,’ available on Kindle and paperback from #AndThisIsWhyWeHomeschool — This episode is sponsored by…More

The Dungeon Storming

After a month of playing Valheim with my sons, and friends, and my friend’s sons, we finally acquired scrap iron in the Swamp. Then Eli built a Viking longship; and Solomon built a grinding wheel; and I built a stonecutter, as well as our first stone building. Then we got thoroughly demolished by man-sized mosquitos, plus some…More


There seems a kind of tight-rope to walk in promoting my work vigorously without becoming (or even seeming) conceited. How does one go about walking that fight line, though? More

In Sickness and in Health

Marriage can be hard. Nevertheless, we do well to remember where marriage comes from and what God has called those of us to who have the blessing and privilege of being married. More

Playing Valheim With The Boys

Let’s talk about Valheim – the Viking survival game I have been playing with my sons and an assortment of friends and family. Important life lessons thus far: team work, strategic thinking skills, and how to fell trees without them dropping on your head. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way…More

Ulysses S. Grant and Discharge Pressure

What made Ulysses S. Grant so remarkable? I may be finding out as I listen to Ron Chernow’s biography of the man. And let me tell you a story about a recent instrumentation issue I had to troubleshoot at work, and how I think it relates to the fair-weather philosophy which so dominates our post-modern…More

TIME Exposes 2020 Election Fraud Conspiracy

Molly Ball at TIME magazine published an article last week titled ‘The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election.’ In it, she outlined and outright bragged about the – as she puts it – “conspiracy unfolding behind the scenes” to save Democracy from people like you and me who voted for…More

GameStop, Reddit, and Robinhood

Curious what all the fuss is about with GameStop, Reddit, and Robinhood? Here is my quasi-insider small trader perspective. Spoiler alert: there are two sets of rules. One for the big players, and one for the little guys.  Yet as Proverbs 20:10 tells us, “Unequal weights and unequal measures are both alike an abomination to…More