Traveling Down that Road

I recently had the epiphany that, though most of us play video games, I would imagine very few of us know how they work. Putting a cartridge into my Nintendo Switch, I notice just how small those little pieces of plastic and micro-filament are. How is it possible that something so small could generate such…Read more Traveling Down that Road

When the Best Becomes Old-Hat

Though I am only 36 years old, there are a few items that I have placed on my bucket list, assuming that I live long enough to accomplish all of them. I would love to go and visit the hospital in which I was born, which just happen to be outside of Tokyo, Japan. I…Read more When the Best Becomes Old-Hat

Building It Better Than Minecraft

My children are Minecraft nuts. When the game came out over a decade ago, I thought that it was a simple “Lego” fad that would go away over time, but it has certainly proven everyone wrong. With its 3D and blocky aesthetic, virtual architects all over the world have built some of the most mesmerizing…Read more Building It Better Than Minecraft

Being Squishy While Being Strong

Have you ever heard the phrase, “glass cannon?” At face value this phrase appears to be very contradictory; after all, there is no way a high explosive can be contained within a glass casing. However, for a gamer, glass cannons are everywhere, and they are not to be underestimated. Most of the time you will…Read more Being Squishy While Being Strong

Remember the Fallen, Leaving a Legacy

The great theologian Thomas Campbell once said, “To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die.” This last weekend marked the unofficial kickoff date for summer as families gathered with one another to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the country they love. Memorial Day Weekend is known for…Read more Remember the Fallen, Leaving a Legacy