Offbeat New Years Resolutions (for the late starters and offbeat readers)

When I was young, each New Year my Dad would gather the family around the table and pull out a big binder. He'd pass out worksheets with bubbled sections entitled "Spiritual, Physical, Emotional, Financial and Personal" and so on. He'd help us set goals for ourselves for the next year and give us a week … Continue reading Offbeat New Years Resolutions (for the late starters and offbeat readers)

The Battle of Hymns vs. Modern Music in the Church.

Why don't young people stay in church? Why don't they¬† respect tradition and the old ways of worship? Why don't they like the old hymns? I did NOT intend to touch on this...like...ever. Especially not here. But here we are. I'm going to present my side of the issue and let you decide how you … Continue reading The Battle of Hymns vs. Modern Music in the Church.

14 Off Beat Christmas Movies (to warm your cold dead heart)

Here we are again. Knee deep in the holidays. Thanksgiving has passed and now everyone is allowed to be hyped for Christmas without receiving the stink eye. Thanksgiving is my favorite winter holiday, but I am IN LOVE with the month I get to enjoy Christmas. I love the trees, lights, food, parties, wrapping gifts, … Continue reading 14 Off Beat Christmas Movies (to warm your cold dead heart)

Dating Tips for History Nerds: The Basics

We're a special breed. We know funny tidbits about wars and royal families most people don't remember outside of high school exams. We know exact dates of events, and chronicle world history by specific wars and empire changes. We watch street interviews and game shows, mumbling the answers to history and geography questions. We shake … Continue reading Dating Tips for History Nerds: The Basics