May 22, 2022

Three Days (our oldest son, organ)

Our oldest son subbed on the organ for Holy Hour tonight (the parish where I am assigned as deacon has Holy Hour every Sunday night with […]
December 2, 2019

How do you leave a job you love?

I’ve been extremely fortunate for the last few years to serve in a job that I’ve absolutely loved as the “Chief of Staff” and Business Manager […]
January 1, 2019

2018 After-Action Review

Happy new year! It’s time to kick off 2019 with an after-action review of 2018 and setting up some public accountability for my 2019 goals.  I’m […]
January 12, 2016

The Powerball of Daily Life

Last week, I took a little bit of flack on Twitter for asking, “Am I the only person who isn’t so sure I’d quit my job […]
July 29, 2015


[pey-tree-ahrk] n. noun 1. the male head of a family or tribal line. My Grandpa Halbrook passed away this morning at 10:53. He was 85. He was facing three necessary […]
July 22, 2015

Epic Order of the Arrow #TBT

Today, I’m sharing a massive Throwback Thursday (#TBT): A stockpile of thoughts and memories that have come to me in recent weeks as I’ve been pondering […]
June 17, 2015

“Adobe is a rocket ship”

It was cool to read what Blair Reeves had to write about Adobe in his Bullish Data Newsletter… pretty much in line with what we’ve been […]
March 19, 2015

A Jarful of Prayers

Tonight I walked into Kool Beanz Cafe, the coffee shop a few blocks from home, for an end-of-day coffee. Victoria, the owner, pointed out a jar on […]
October 20, 2014

Focus for the week? Love.

Often on a Monday morning (or over a weekend), I’ll spend some time considering the “Biggest Rock” I want to focus on in my work week […]