Don’t Got Much Blood | A Short Story

The other night, an idea struck me for a new short story. I couldn't get it out of my head, so I...

We had an in-depth discussion of my book Rolling The Bones on The Seeds...

The guys at the Seeds of Liberty Podcast recently invited me onto their show to discuss my book Rolling The bones. One of...

How do I Forgive the Unforgivable?

There was a time in my life when I was dealing with a lot of problems, a lot of baggage from...

My Recent Experience with the Monopolized Sick-Care Cartel That is the US Healthcare System

For the sake of privacy, I'm not gonna name names or convey details; besides, that's not what this post is about. Rather,...

Know Thyself, & Know Thine Enemy – For They Are Often One & The...

I didn't want to go to the gym this morning. I really, really, didn't feel like going. And, I had so...

Free Market Regulation vs. Government Regulation

I recently shared a pro-free-market education, anti-government school meme on Facebook (please disregard the Trump reference, it was the fact that the list...

The Outsider | A Short Story

The Outsider is one of my favorite stories by H. P. Lovecraft. Since it was originally published in 1921, it is now...

Free Sample: The Crossing | A Novella

I've created a sample PDF of my novella The Crossing, from my book Rolling The Bones, now available for free download....

Reader Praise For My Book Rolling The Bones & Its Stories

My book Rolling The Bones: 12 tales of Life, Death, Loss, & Redemption is available online in trade paperback (490 pgs) from...

My New Book Is Finally Released! Rolling The Bones: 12 Tales of Life, Death,...

I'm excited to announce that on Friday, June 17, 2016, I released my new book, Rolling The Bones: 12 Tales of...

Forgiving Gets Easier With Practice

Forgiving gets easier with practice. For one, you come to the realization that you have no idea what others are going through....

The Real Reasons You Procrastinate and How to Stop

The following article was originally published on Jake's Health Solutions, a general health information site, and is republished here with permission from Lisa...

True Citrus: Finally, a drink mix that is helping me give up (diet) soda!

Around 30 years ago, when I was in my early- to mid-twenties and working in a machine shop, I used smokeless...

Mistaking Pleasure For Happiness

Another quick thought: One of the most important things I've learned to distinguish—and, unfortunately, only recently in my life—is the fine, nearly...

I Am Not “Anti-Government”

Upon viewing a sizable portion of my Facebook posts, as well as many of my articles published here on my blog and...

How the “Selfie Phenomenon” is Re-Defining Beauty

I really liked this video (below), and it makes a very salient point toward the end: that social media (Internet/digital technology)...

Doesn’t Play Well With Others

I'm beginning to believe that things are about to get really ugly, all around the world. Why? Because throughout history, collectivism...

Victimhood Pays In Our Politicized Economy

We are now several generations into government-run schooling, which, rather than properly educating children (teaching them to think for themselves—critical thinking, individualism,...

Words Mean Things: Job vs. Worker, and Obligated vs. Forced

Words mean things. I've recently been involved in two discussions on social media in which I finally figured out my opponent was either...

Overcoming Collectivist Thinking

I continue to be amazed at how easily people stray into the fallacy of collectivist thinking. They may be spot on about free-market...