Recently I read an article, Why Nicolai Ouroussoff Is Not Good Enough written by Alexandra Lange at the Design Observer. The article was a critique, ironically, of the New York Times’ architectural critic Nicolai Ouroussoff. Two items stood out…
Why do I live in Ames? Where else can you read the headline from the local paper: Ames, ISU police wrangle runaway bovine, and be alerted of it on Twitter?
Officials with the Ames and Iowa State University police spent more than two hours chasing down a fugitive heifer […]
Having recently finished Ephesians, armor and war have been on the brain, especially the analogies we make about war. There was a time when war involved the entire populace, not just the soldier. Everyone sacrificed. Wars have always been paid for by the sacrifice of lives. However, there was a […]
It’s Saturday. Pancake day in the Clark home. Which reminds me of something I should get off my chest. I confess, with the help of a friend, I once force fed the most horrible pancakes to an unsuspecting peer.
I only claim partial culpability in this forced pancakeboarding. It was […]
Gabe and Ty are brothers. Gabe is the blonde, Ty is the redhead, and that is pretty much where the similarities end. Gabe and Ty have conversations… that no one else can understand. Here are the one’s I could decipher.
Ty eats dirt– like it is crushed Oreo. Ty got […]
A rabbit hole I find myself getting lost in is Abraham Piper’s new blog, Downhill Both Ways. Its design is simple, which allows the pictures and words to jump out at you and take center stage. The reason I have enjoyed it so much is the writing, which ironically, is what I distaste about […]
This past weekend my company had its Christmas party, on Valentine’s Day weekend. Which is appropriate since Valentine’s Day is the second largest card-sending holiday of the year, following Christmas. I don’t know if this proves how busy we are or says something about our efficiency. We took in a […]
While the wife is a barista at the local coffee shop the boys and I are left to our own devices. Recently I picked up an idea for a fun activity to do with the boys from Abraham Piper, over at twentytwowords.com, called camera tag. We gave it a […]