2023-02-05: Episode 251: I’m Talkin. . .Enlightened Enlightened by what source?

2023-01-29: Episode 250: I’m Talkin. . .Lesson Learn your lesson or stop growing.

2023-01-22: Episode 249: I’m Talkin. . .Leverage Maximum influence?

2023-01-15: Episode 248: I’m Talkin. . .Address We need to address the issues in our lives before moving to our final address.

2023-01-08: Episode 247: I’m Talkin. . .Helper To live well we all need a helper.

2023-01-01: Episode 246: I’m Talkin. . .Course Mission Statement: Challenge Christian listeners to live sold out for God’s glory. Happy New Year: …

2022-12-25: Episode 245: I’m Talkin. . .Jesus/Satan Merry Christmas

2022-12-18: Episode 244: I’m Talkin. . .Calm Stay calm and draw others to Christ.

2022-12-11: Episode 243: I’m Talkin. . .Nervous What makes you nervous?

2022-12-04: My granddaughter’s gingerbread house.

2022-12-04: Episode 242: I’m Talkin. . .Full Empty ourselves to be available for God to make us full.

2022-11-27: Episode 241: I’m Talkin. . .Empty Empty? Really?


2022-11-20: Episode 240: I’m Talkin. . .Simple Keep it simple!!

2022-11-13: Episode 239: I’m Talkin. . .Complex It is hard.

2022-11-06: Episode 238: I’m Talkin. . .Innocent Oh the joy of watching the innocent.

2022-10-30: Episode 237: I’m Talkin. . .Guilty I’m guilty but forgiven.

2022-10-23: Episode 236: I’m Talkin. . .Accountable You will never lack if you are accountable.

2022-10-16: Episode 235: I’m Talkin. . .Unreliable Far reaching affects.

2022-10-09: Episode 234: I’m Talkin. . .Available Are you available?

2022-10-02: Episode 233: I’m Talkin. . .Unavailable Unavailable? Why?

2022-09-25: Episode 232: I’m Talkin. . .Found Rejoice that you are found.

2022-09-18: Episode 231: I’m Talkin. . .Lost Do you know where you are going?

2022-09-11: Episode 230: I’m Talkin. . .Expose Don’t misdirect. Deal with your own sin.

2022-09-04: Episode 229: I’m Talkin. . .Cover What are you trying to hide?

2022-08-28: Episode 228: I’m Talkin. . .Watch Be alert and watch.

2022-08-21: Episode 227: I’m Talkin. . .Disregard Disregard? I don’t think so!

2022-08-14: Episode 226: I’m Talkin. . .Train To grow or just to maintain one must train.

2022-08-07: Episode 225: I’m Talkin. . .Neglect That we neglect falls apart.

2022-07-31: Episode 224: I’m Talkin. . .Stand You have to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything.

2022-07-24: Episode 223: I’m Talkin. . .Fall Everyone experiences in one way or another.

2022-07-17: Episode 222: I’m Talkin. . .Glory Give God the glory.

2022-07-10: Episode 221: I’m Talkin. . .Shame Let your shame draw you to the forgiveness of Jesus.

2022-07-03: Episode 220: I’m Talkin. . .Answers I have made an attempt to answer last week’s questions. You can read the answers in this blog post.

2022-07-03: Answers Answers This week I am going to attemp to answers last week’s questions. You can review the …

2022-06-26: Episode 219: I’m Talkin. . .Questions I have questions. I wrote a blog post where you can read and/or meditate on these questions.

2022-06-26: Questions Questions This week I have questions. If I believe that God is the creator of the universe and all …

2022-06-22: Episode 218A: I’m Talkin. . .Patience A special episode from my daughter.

2022-06-19: Episode 218: I’m Talkin. . .Start Go ahead and start.

2022-06-12: Episode 217: I’m Talkin. . .Stop Don’t stop believing.

2022-06-06: Hard to tell, by the keynote, how all the changes to the OS’s will work. However, come July I will …

2022-06-05: Episode 216: I’m Talkin. . .Vibrant Such a great word and a characteristic to try and achieve.

2022-05-31: Endurance

2022-05-30: Fish

2022-05-29: Stripes: of course

2022-05-29: Episode 215: I’m Talkin. . .Stagnant Such a negative word, but don’t be discouraged.

2022-05-28: Fair

2022-05-27: Written: Nice to get a written note now and again.

2022-05-26: Schedule

2022-05-25: Mountain: Old picture but I love the mountains of my youth.

2022-05-24: Intricate:

2022-05-23: Plain: You should see my wife’s side of the room.

2022-05-22: Textile

2022-05-22: Episode 214: I’m Talkin. . .Master Let the political incorrectness continue.

2022-05-21: Symmetry: The design of a plate well prepared has a certain symmetry.

2022-05-20: Beverage: Often my beverage choice.

2022-05-19: Indulgence: All my Apple gear in my latest purchase, the Osprey backpack.

2022-05-18: Random: How do flowers land after falling from a tree? Randomly.

2022-05-17: Hold: As often as she will let me.

2022-05-16: Time: Does anyone really know what time it is?

2022-05-15: Clouds

2022-05-15: Episode 213: I’m Talkin. . .Slave Slave? Have I lost my mind?

2022-05-14: Fence: Going, going, gone. Such a bad photo.

2022-05-14: Learning through osmosis?

2022-05-13: Community

2022-05-12: Tranquility - for the moment

2022-05-11: Maroon

2022-05-10: Palindromic photo: POT with TOP

2022-05-09: Bloom

2022-05-08: Union

2022-05-08: Episode 212: I’m Talkin. . .Wisdom It all starts and ends with God.

2022-05-07: Park(ed)

2022-05-06: Not very silhouette.

2022-05-05: Earth origins:

2022-05-04: Thorny: Need I show more?

2022-05-03: Experimental dinner success.

2022-05-02: Failed business.

2022-05-01: I don’t know what they control.

2022-05-01: Episode 211: I’m Talkin. . .Folly Who defines “good” sense?

2022-04-24: Episode 210: I’m Talkin. . .Enemy We only have one enemy.

2022-04-22: First night away from parents at 6 months. So precious.

2022-04-17: Episode 209: I’m Talkin. . .Friend Who can be a friend like Jesus?

2022-04-14: Watched King Richard tonight. I really enjoyed the story.

2022-04-10: Episode 208: I’m Talkin. . .Genuine Oh, to always be!

2022-04-09: I’m not a programmer and won’t ever do so for a living. However, my work system is home grown and …

2022-04-03: Episode 207: I’m Talkin. . .Imposter How can you tell when the thing or person isn’t real?

2022-04-01: My wife made an imposter meal for April Fools. Meatloaf that looked like a pie with frosting (mashed …

2022-03-27: Episode 206: I’m Talkin. . .Sight Don’t take great gifts for granted.

2022-03-20: Episode 205: I’m Talkin. . .Blind Are you willing to assist the blind?

2022-03-19: My 5 year old granddaughter was watching the last Apple event with my son. When they announced the …

2022-03-13: Episode 204: I’m Talkin. . .Peace What brings you peace?

2022-03-06: Episode 203: I’m Talkin. . .War War? What is it good for?

2022-02-27: Episode 202: I’m Talkin. . .Young Don’t let them look down on you because you are young.

2022-02-20: Episode 201: I’m Talkin. . .Old Today I turn 58. What is old?

2022-02-19: Season ending loss is sad. However, only having 5 players, 2 of whom are 8th graders, and losing by …

2022-02-13: A great Super Bowl. I’m happy for Matt Stafford and Aaron Donald. Deserving players in my opinion.

2022-02-13: Episode 200: I’m Talkin. . .False Again. Who decides what is true and what is false.

2022-02-06: Episode 199: I’m Talkin. . .True Who defines TRUE for you and for the world?

2022-01-30: Episode 198: I’m Talkin. . .Slow Can we slow down?

2022-01-29: Universal Control has finally arrived to the Betas. I am using it to write this post using my …

2022-01-23: Episode 197: I’m Talkin. . .Fast We are a society of fast.

2022-01-16: Episode 196: I’m Talkin. . .Big How big are your problems?

2022-01-09: Episode 195: I’m Talkin. . .Small How do we decide and compared to what?

2022-01-03: Arizona transition continues. First car registered.

2022-01-02: Episode 194: I’m Talkin. . .Open Are we open to learning and leading?

2022-01-01: I am going to attempt to be more intentional in 2022. Intentionally productive or intentionally …

2022-01-01: Trying to decide if I copy my daily journal to or keep them separated? Fun New Year’s Eve …

2021-12-26: Episode 193: I’m Talkin. . .Closed Closed doesn’t mean what you think.

2021-12-19: Episode 192: I’m Talkin. . .Clear Make it clear.

2021-12-12: Episode 191: I’m Talkin. . .Repetitive Early learning process for all.

2021-12-05: Episode 190: I’m Talkin. . .Work Work is… Hard Rewarding Challenging Fun . . .

2021-11-28: Episode 189: I’m Talkin. . .Gather Gather together.

2021-11-25: Two of my favorites. My grandson, from my son and daughter-in-law, and my daughter. Post …

2021-11-25: A great family gathering for Thanksgiving.

2021-11-25: Might have been the perfect smoked turkey by my nephew.

2021-11-21: Episode 188: I’m Talkin. . .Fix Who, what, where, when, how to fix.

2021-11-14: Episode 187: I’m Talkin. . .Alert Be alert, watchful, observant!

2021-11-07: Episode 186: I’m Talkin. . .Progress How do you define progress?

2021-10-31: Episode 185: I’m Talkin. . .Focus What commands your focus?

2021-10-24: Butterfly Wonderland

2021-10-24: Episode 184: I’m Talkin. . .Run Run to God. That is all.

2021-10-24: My new grandson. Just 3 weeks old.

2021-10-17: Episode 183: I’m Talkin. . .Survive Are you just trying to survive? Be different through Jesus.

2021-10-17: Anyone else having issues with Wavelength crashing while trying to publish their podcast?

2021-10-10: Episode 182: I’m Talkin. . .Commandments From whom are you taking direction?

2021-10-03: Episode 181: I’m Talkin. . .Birth Birth produces both complete beauty and helplessness.

2021-09-26: Episode 180: I’m Talkin. . .Witness Can I be an effective witness?

2021-09-19: Episode 179: I’m Talkin. . .Praise Don’t forget to properly practice giving praise.

2021-09-14: After 6 long and difficult years of unemployment I finally found a job. God is so good.

2021-09-12: Episode 178: I’m Talkin. . .New When the new gets old.

2021-09-05: Episode 177: I’m Talkin. . .Final Are we helping others prepare for final days?

2021-08-29: Episode 176: I’m Talkin. . .Crushed Crushed for you.

2021-08-22: Episode 175: I’m Talkin. . .Humor Laughter is the best medicine.

2021-08-15: Episode 174: I’m Talkin. . .Illness How do you manage illness?

2021-08-08: Episode 173: I’m Talkin. . .Downsizing Is it time to simplify by downsizing?

2021-08-01: Episode 172: I’m Talkin. . .Abundant Are you living an abundant life?

2021-07-25: Episode 171: I’m Talkin. . .Anger Is there such a thing as righteous anger?

2021-07-19: Light show in the high desert last evening.

2021-07-18: Episode 170: I’m Talkin. . .Required What is required of us?

2021-07-11: Episode 169: I’m Talkin. . .Sufficient How do you define sufficient.

2021-07-09: Irony: doing an Apple Fitness+ strength training and when the instructor says “this is a good …

2021-07-07: We have a nest in the wreath on our front door. Not sure of the bird type.

2021-07-04: Happy 4th of July.

2021-07-04: Episode 168: I’m Talkin. . .Freedom A privilege not a right.

2021-06-27: Episode 167: I’m Talkin. . .Pretentious It’s not about you or me.

2021-06-20: Episode 166: I’m Talkin. . .Apprehensive Apprehensive versus faith.

2021-06-13: Episode 165: I’m Talkin. . .Probability Living by probability is not the best method.

2021-06-06: Episode 164: I’m Talkin. . .Covenant Congratulations to my niece Andrea and her husband Milton on their marriage on Saturday.

2021-06-03: My wife planted red sunflowers this year. Kind of cool.

2021-05-30: Episode 163: I’m Talkin. . .Anamnesis Remember

2021-05-27: Why so much Anger that Apple is a Successful Company? Core Int was on fire in their latest episode. Apple is crap and Microsoft is all that. Strange turn. …

2021-05-23: Episode 162: I’m Talkin. . .Serendipity Wow! That was unexpected and good.

2021-05-16: Episode 161: I’m Talkin. . .Matriculate Move the important things forward.

2021-05-14: If you are interested in how a 25 year old Bible teacher reaches her students take a look at this …

2021-05-09: Episode 160: I’m Talkin. . .Matriarch Today we honor the matriarchal women in our lives that we simply call, mom!

2021-05-02: Episode 159: I’m Talkin. . .Opulence Do you live like you have great wealth?

2021-04-25: Episode 158: I’m Talkin. . .Vitriol Let God judge. You be a follower and learn to love.

2021-04-18: Episode 157: I’m Talkin. . .Ask If you don’t ask you can’t learn.

2021-04-11: Episode 156: I’m Talkin. . .Minutiae Minutiae has no meaning to God. Bring Him everything.

2021-04-04: He is risen!!

2021-04-04: Episode 155: I’m Talkin. . .Suspense Edge of the seat living.

2021-03-29: My alma mater made the school proud. Great NCAA run boys.

2021-03-28: Episode 154: I’m Talkin. . .Creation Just go outside for a minute.

2021-03-28: Day trip to Sedona with the kids. One rock formation stood out as looking just as described. Snoopy …

2021-03-24: Tried black rice as part of our HelloFresh meal tonight. First time eating black rice. Not bad. Hard …

2021-03-21: I know I may be a little late to the game but Volumes in APFS are very welcome in my world now.

2021-03-21: Episode 153: I’m Talkin. . .Sportsmanship Yep. That time of year.

2021-03-14: Episode 152: I’m Talkin. . .Perspective Perspectives are good but you also have to be willing to listen to other’s.

2021-03-13: New M1 MacBook Air Setup I haven’t had a Mac for over a year as my mid-2012 15” MacBook Pro screen stopped working and my …

2021-03-08: Too much cuteness. My granddaughter and new Labrador puppies.

2021-03-07: Episode 151: I’m Talkin. . .Reflect Reflect (think deeply) about what you reflect (throw back) to the world.

2021-03-05: My wife got an airbrush kit for her birthday. She makes really good sugar cookies and decorates them …

2021-03-04: I stopped posting all the foods we make but I really enjoyed this prosciutto wrapped chicken with …

2021-02-28: Episode 150: I’m Talkin. . .Circumlocution Our message must be direct. Circumlocution only leads to confusion.

2021-02-23: As we say goodbye to friends and relatives we say hello to a second grandchild. There go my …

2021-02-23: COVID has taken another dear friend. The wife of the man who officiated at my son’s wedding. She is …

2021-02-21: Episode 149: I’m Talkin. . .Scruples We must be Christians with scruples.

2021-02-14: I’ve been married over 30 years and Valentines remains the worst day of the year for me. If only I …

2021-02-14: Episode 148: I’m Talkin. . .Brilliance Let the brilliance of Christ’s light dispel your darkest hours.

2021-02-08: My brother-in-law passed into the presence of his Lord today. Our first taste of Covid-19 death. He …

2021-02-07: Episode 147: I’m Talkin. . .Kingdom Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. And when you pray: Thy will be done. Thy …

2021-01-31: Episode 146: I’m Talkin. . .Manifestations Your manifestations demonstrate to the world who you are.

2021-01-24: Episode 145: I’m Talkin. . .Death Don’t find yourself unprepared.

2021-01-17: Episode 144: I’m Talkin. . .Perpendicular Don’t live in opposition to God.

2021-01-10: Episode 143: I’m Talkin. . .Evanescent Take solace in the fact that only God is eternal.

2021-01-03: Episode 142: I’m Talkin. . .Irreconcilable As much as it depends on you live at peace with all men.

2021-01-01: Day one. Don’t know about the rest but the first day produced a beautiful sunset with my beautiful …

2020-12-27: Episode 141: I’m Talkin. . .Commit All together now, but individually: Commit

2020-12-20: Episode 140: I’m Talkin. . .Hang Hang out with family amidst decorations but don’t forget about Jesus.

2020-12-13: Episode 139: I’m Talkin. . .Perform Do we have to perform well or do we desire to.

2020-12-06: Episode 138: I’m Talkin. . .Cold Cold is not a winning personality.

2020-11-29: Episode 137: I’m Talkin. . .Only Only the lonely.

2020-11-22: Episode 136: I’m Talkin. . .Wrong How does one decide what is wrong?

2020-11-21: My wife and I made chicken with porcini cream sauce and a spinach-apple salad with a …

2020-11-17: Finally received my iPhone 12 Pro Max. Blue. Setup this morning and I like it so far. It is quite …

2020-11-15: Episode 135: I’m Talkin. . .Quarantine Isolation is necessary.

2020-11-13: So bummed. Woke early last Friday to order a new iPhone so it would be delivered today. Tracking had …

2020-11-08: Episode 134: I’m Talkin. . .Election You have been elected. Live to show God to others.

2020-11-01: Episode 133: I’m Talkin. . .Clips Small clips of information can be useful but not for everything.

2020-10-31: Charcuterie for the win.

2020-10-25: Episode 132: I’m Talkin. . .Preference When you make your preferences law to others.

2020-10-18: Episode 131: I’m Talkin. . .Query To get the correct information you have to use the correct query.

2020-10-13: In SoCal where the growing season is sooo looong. 16:00 local time. #adayinthelife

2020-10-11: Episode 130: I’m Talkin. . .Name What’s in a name? Quite a lot it turns out!

2020-10-10: At times I struggle with the life God has me currently living. Tonight I heard a quote from John …

2020-10-04: Episode 129: I’m Talkin. . .Substitute Put me in coach I’m ready…not really.

2020-09-27: Episode 128: I’m Talkin. . .Grow You are always growing but is it in the right direction?

2020-09-20: Episode 127: I’m Talkin. . .Confused How does one get out of the state of being confused?

2020-09-13: Episode 126: I’m Talkin. . .Plant Plant what you want to grow.

2020-09-06: Episode 125: I’m Talkin. . .Rejection Hard to take and hard to give but only one rejection has eternal consequences.

2020-08-30: Episode 124: I’m Talkin. . .Move Move when you’re supposed to but not when you shouldn’t.

2020-08-23: Episode 123: I’m Talkin. . .Early Most often we like early because we lack the ability to wait.

2020-08-16: Episode 122: I’m Talkin. . .Precious They are precious in His sight.

2020-08-09: Portrait mode for puppies. Good friends.

2020-08-09: Episode 121: I’m Talkin. . .Rules Rules give freedom.

2020-08-02: Episode 120: I’m Talkin. . .Touch Don’t lose touch.

2020-08-01: Longest meal title yet for a Home Chef meal: Thai Spring Roll in a bowl with Satay Sauce and Crispy …

2020-07-29: Unstable Betas Many say that Apple’s betas are super stable. Not my experience. Widgets won’t update their …

2020-07-26: Episode 119: I’m Talkin. . .Strange Strange or normal? We must decide.

2020-07-19: Episode 118: I’m Talkin. . .Three I may have overreached on this episode.

2020-07-12: Episode 117: I’m Talkin. . .Risk What are we willing to risk to share our faith.

2020-07-10: All available public betas installed. Now to rewatch the keynote so I can get a refresher on major …

2020-07-05: Episode 116: I’m Talkin. . .Rest We are often so busy we forget to rest.

2020-06-28: Episode 115: I’m Talkin. . .Foundation Choose wisely. Build well.

2020-06-22: Episode 114A: I’m Talkin. . .WWDC 2020 Interesting keynote packed with information. Strange not having an audience which eliminated …

2020-06-21: Episode 114: I’m Talkin. . .Anticipation Wait for it…

2020-06-15: My morning walk was briefly interrupted. The driver was fine and we were able to help him a little.

2020-06-14: Episode 113: I’m Talkin. . .Walk You can tell by my walk…

2020-06-07: I’m a sucker for egg on my burger. Delicious.

2020-06-07: Episode 112: I’m Talkin. . .Justice A very tough, timely subject. I’m a little nervous about this release. I pray my heart message is …

2020-05-31: Episode 111: I’m Talkin. . .And And… What’s next.

2020-05-29: Crying Over Ring Closing A few months back, when I got a new iPhone, I did the watch backup and phone backup in the incorrect …

2020-05-24: Episode 110: I’m Talkin. . .Grand How does one measure Grand? By the Grand Canyon?

2020-05-22: Granddaughter Time: After weeks of FaceTime only, due to social distancing, we finally had the …

2020-05-19: Al Pastor Pork Tacos. As tasty as they look.

2020-05-17: Episode 109: I’m Talkin. . .Light Let there be light!

2020-05-10: Episode 108: I’m Talkin. . .Carry We honor mom by remembering her lessons on how to carry.

2020-05-07: Try not to chuckle at my 3.5yo granddaughter’s fashion sense. She dressed herself

2020-05-06: I have one podcast, out of a dozen, that suddenly stopped downloading properly in the Apple Podcast …

2020-05-03: Episode 107: I’m Talkin. . .Trust In whom can you trust.

2020-04-26: Episode 106: I’m Talkin. . .Social Created to be social.

2020-04-19: Episode 105: I’m Talkin. . .Crazy Examine claims and actions before labeling.

2020-04-18: Wild flowers in the desert of Southern California.

2020-04-13: Realization: Some are labeled crazy because they don’t have enough money to be labeled eccentric.

2020-04-13: Looking for the beauty in the midst of the weeds of disaster.

2020-04-12: Episode 104: I’m Talkin. . .Opportunity Opportunity, such a great life perspective.

2020-04-11: It rained for three straight days and this happened. I took a closer shot so the greater multitude …

2020-04-05: Episode 103: I’m Talkin. . .Humble How does one practice being humble?

2020-03-29: Episode 102: I’m Talkin. . .Isolation Your never all alone.

2020-03-22: Episode 101: I’m Talkin. . .Grace A personal challenge: Be a person of grace.

2020-03-21: But all’s well that ends well.

2020-03-21: Sometimes things don’t go as planned.

2020-03-15: I forgot to make this post yesterday. Yesterday was March 14th and for the geekier amongst us that …

2020-03-15: Episode 100: I’m Talkin. . .Cautious Is it prudent to be cautious?

2020-03-08: Episode 99: I’m Talkin. . .Serve To serve is a difficult proposition for me.

2020-03-01: Episode 98: I’m Talkin. . .Still Can one learn to be still?

2020-02-23: Episode 97: I’m Talkin. . .Opinion Just my opinion but I stand firm.

2020-02-16: Episode 96: I’m Talkin. . .Faith Complete trust and confidence. 100%, nothing less.

2020-02-15: My in-laws have trees with grapefruit the size of my head. Well, almost.

2020-02-09: Episode 95: I’m Talkin. . .Effort A courageous and determined attempt.

2020-02-02: Episode 94: I’m Talkin. . .Eternity Eternity is a question every person must answer for themselves. The reason: He (God) has placed …

2020-01-26: Episode 93: I’m Talkin. . .Grip Do you, at times, feel like you are losing your grip? Thing slipping through your fingers? Me too.

2020-01-19: Episode 92: I’m Talkin. . .Control When you take control do so with care.

2020-01-12: Episode 91: I’m Talkin. . .Attention We, or at least I, need to practice improving our ability to pay attention.

2020-01-05: Episode 90: I’m Talkin. . .Closer Word of the year for me. Maybe you could choose one as well.

2020-01-01: First Home Chef meal of the year: Baja Fish Tacos.

2019-12-29: Episode 89: I’m Talkin. . .Year Welcome to the new. Well, almost.

2019-12-26: May not be a big deal to some but when you live in Southern California, in the desert, snow is a …

2019-12-22: Episode 88: I’m Talkin. . .Jesus Jesus is the reason for the season.

2019-12-15: Episode 87: I’m Talkin. . .Baby Care well for the little ones who are completely dependent on you.

2019-12-08: Episode 86: I’m Talkin. . .God The most important thing about me (and you?) is what I (you) believe about God.

2019-12-01: Episode 85: I’m Talkin. . .Abundant Thankfulness is required to live the abundant life.

2019-11-28: My wife doesn’t like pumpkin pie so she made her own version. Very creative.

2019-11-24: Episode 84: I’m Talkin. . .Consistent When we are consistent people don’t have to guess who we are.

2019-11-22: We made tacos last night. We pickled cucumber and radishes as a topping. Not something we would have …

2019-11-17: Episode 83: I’m Talkin. . .Attitude Pay attention. Your attitude makes all the difference.

2019-11-16: Who knew pecorino cheese was a thing. Thanks to Home Chef we enjoyed our introduction in the form of …

2019-11-10: Episode 82: I’m Talkin. . .Normal Do you need a new normal?

2019-11-03: Episode 81: I’m Talkin. . .Shortcut Somethings take time but that doesn’t mean we can’t find a better way. A shortcut.

2019-11-02: Too soon?

2019-10-27: Episode 80: I’m Talkin. . .Pain Pain is a part of living. Managing pain is a part of successful living.

2019-10-20: Episode 79: I’m Talkin. . .Favorite This might be your favorite episode.

2019-10-13: Episode 78: I’m Talkin. . .Always We probably should place limits on our use of always and never.

2019-10-12: Look what stopped by our little town today.

2019-10-11: Cheeseburger flatbread for dinner. Delicious.

2019-10-08: I made some very good tacos from HelloFresh this evening. We even pickled some onion for the first …

2019-10-06: Episode 77: I’m Talkin. . .Inconvenient Inconvenient, how inconvenient.

2019-09-29: Episode 76: I’m Talkin. . .Unknown Embrace the unknown and live.

2019-09-22: My granddaughter is not a fan of bugs.

2019-09-22: Episode 75: I’m Talkin. . .Assistance Are you wise and humble enough to request assistance?

2019-09-19: Apparently Apple Watch Series 1 and 2 are not getting watchOS 6 until “later this year”. No date …

2019-09-15: Episode 74: I’m Talkin. . .Selfish Apple product announcements bring out my selfish nature.

2019-09-08: Episode 73: I’m Talkin. . .Choice Making the right, good and proper choice takes wisdom, experience and input from trusted people.

2019-09-06: I substitute teach at Fort Irwin schools in California. Yesterday they brought a fire truck from …

2019-09-01: Episode 72: I’m Talkin. . .Environment Exist in or create, it is important to properly manage your environment.

2019-08-31: We made a great HelloFresh meal. Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas. They were very tasty.

2019-08-25: Episode 71: I’m Talkin. . .Impact You can be a positive impact today.

2019-08-19: My granddaughter was the flower girl in a recent wedding. I think she is cute.

2019-08-18: Episode 70: I’m Talkin. . .Desire Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4

2019-08-17: My last set of walking shoes only lasted for two months. About 250 miles. Even though I only spent …

2019-08-11: Episode 69: I’m Talkin. . .Present Just being there is not enough. You must be present.

2019-08-05: My coffee date was the best. Granddaughters are so fun.

2019-08-04: Episode 68: I’m Talkin. . .Games May be short but also a winner.

2019-07-29: Hadn’t seen my youngest brother in about 4 years. Nice to catch up. From left to right: Son #1; Son …

2019-07-28: Episode 67: I’m Talkin. . .Important What is the most important? You might be surprised at the answer.

2019-07-21: Episode 66: I’m Talkin. . .Broke Tough subject. I pray I did the topic justice.

2019-07-19: My wife planted a few sunflowers and we have a bloom today.

2019-07-18: We made our first Bibimbap. The meal was from Hello Fresh. It was very good.

2019-07-16: We changed meal providers this week. We decided to try Hello Fresh. Tonight we made Sweet ‘N Smoky …

2019-07-14: Episode 65: I’m Talkin. . .Sound Sounds like a good episode to listen to.

2019-07-08: The work and the result. I helped a little with the harvest but the balance was all my wife’s …

2019-07-07: Episode 64: I’m Talkin. . .Independence Independence, too much may not be as good as you think.

2019-07-05: Ok. That earthquake shook open cupboards and wasn’t fun. No physical or property damage. Not very …

2019-07-05: Biggest earthquake in 20 years and this California boy didn’t even feel the roll. Doing yard work …

2019-07-04: 4th of July fun.

2019-06-30: Episode 63: I’m Talkin. . .Input Be intentional about what you let in.

2019-06-26: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Korean Fried Chicken with edamame rice. So tasty.

2019-06-24: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Cheesy Mexican Street Corn Pizza. We went vegan this evening.

2019-06-23: Episode 62: I’m Talkin. . .Listen Listen. No, really listen. Thanks.

2019-06-19: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Cajon Shrimp Tacos with creamy corn slaw. They were awesome.

2019-06-18: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Prosciutto Loaded Baked Potatoes. Not too shabby. Excuse the mess around …

2019-06-17: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Provolone-Stuffed Turkey Mini Meatloaf with spicy green beans and peppers. …

2019-06-17: More fun with my son and granddaughter on Father’s Day.

2019-06-16: Episode 61: I’m Talkin. . . Basketball NBA season is over. Congratulations to the Toronto Raptors.

2019-06-15: Fun with granddaughter (“I’m a mermaid”) and great niece in the pool. Great day with family.

2019-06-11: This week’s office and duties. Discing fields in preparation for planting Sudan Grass.

2019-06-10: Today’s Home Chef meal: Sunday Supper Pot Roast Steak. Pretty tasty.

2019-06-09: Episode 60: I’m Talkin. . .Dictate How does one manage the power of Dictatorship?

2019-06-05: With the mounting injuries it appears that Golden State could be in trouble. Down 13 early in the …

2019-06-05: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Steak Burrito Bowl. Very tasty.

2019-06-04: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: BBQ Pulled Pork Tacos with green chilli slaw.

2019-06-03: WWDC 2019 was fun to watch as always. I’m not a developer so I don’t watch with as critical eye as …

2019-06-02: Episode 59: I’m Talkin. . .Emotion Use emotion to make everything better.

2019-05-31: Today was a trip to the county fair. She saw lots of animals. Fun to experience through her little …

2019-05-30: Today’s task: Feed the baby cow. Success.

2019-05-29: Sequence for pushing my granddaughter in a swing: over the meadow, over the tree, over the river, …

2019-05-28: Today’s granddaughter adventure was a trip to Farmer Ken’s dairy to see the cows and watch them …

2019-05-27: We get to have our granddaughter visit for a few days. We started with a visit to Bass Pro Shop.

2019-05-26: Turns out that reheating fajitas in a cast iron skillet makes them almost as good as they were at …

2019-05-26: Episode 58: I’m Talkin. . .Bless Be a blessing.

2019-05-25: We enjoyed another anniversary dinner thanks to our son and Apple Pay.

2019-05-24: No work today, the last day of school. Gave me the opportunity to clean up from the wind. Much …

2019-05-23: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Panko Crusted Pork Chops with Onion Gravy. Mashed potatoes and snap peas …

2019-05-23: I substitute taught for my favorite 3 - 4 combo class today. Probably the last time for me. They …

2019-05-22: I have my WWDC ticket. That is to say I have reserved a spot on my couch, in front of my TV for the …

2019-05-21: We get wind in the desert but today it has blown at over 35 mph for the last 5 or 6 hours. Crazy. It …

2019-05-20: That was then this is now. Happy anniversary to my sweetheart.

2019-05-20: 30 years ago on this day I married the best woman on the planet. I may be a little biased.

2019-05-19: The rare rain in the desert of California happened this morning during my morning walk. I was quite …

2019-05-19: Episode 57: I’m Talkin. . .Care Care fully for those who are important to you.

2019-05-18: My wife and I were able to spend some quality time with our son and his family. My contemplative 2 …

2019-05-18: Attended the memorial service for Lee Garcia this morning at Shoreline. Great lady awesome family. …

2019-05-17: Watching 5th grade girls putting fake nails on using a glue stick was the fun of today’s substitute …

2019-05-16: We had a thunderstorm roll through for about 5 minutes. Crazy.

2019-05-15: I hope the Western Conference series will be more competitive than last night’s display.

2019-05-14: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Tex-Mex Turkey-Stuffed Peppers. Very good and low calorie.

2019-05-13: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Mini Cheeseburger Flatbread. They were tasty.

2019-05-12: My mom was a great mom. I should probably post more often of her ability. However, Mother’s Day …

2019-05-12: Episode 56: I’m Talkin. . .Honor Today is a good day to learn how to and start honoring your mom. Happy Mother’s Day to my mom and …

2019-05-11: Spent the day with my wife. Accomplished much together. We enjoy helping each other meet goals.

2019-05-10: Hanging out with young minds is always interesting and brings out different emotions. Frustration, …

2019-05-09: My wife has only been gone a little over 24 hours. Why does it seem like forever? Probably because …

2019-05-08: Subbed in an 8th grade class today. They learned that I’m an Apple fan. The majority told me that …

2019-05-07: Nice to learn your limits with no penalty to speak of. Mine is apparently two days of subbing for a …

2019-05-06: I have decided to watch “The Flash”. Only 4 episodes in but, so far so good.

2019-05-05: Our pastor challenged me to see my marriage and family as holy. I need to stand on high ground to …

2019-05-05: Episode 55: I’m Talkin. . .Worth We may all need a little recalibration when it comes to determining another person’s worth.

2019-05-04: While backing up my Mac today I realized that Apple needs to do a major rework to TimeMachine. I …

2019-05-03: Smart lock installed and working beautifully. Today my daughter left for work and locked the door …

2019-05-02: We made shells for our taco salad this evening. My mom joined us for dinner. We also played some …

2019-05-01: New smart lock installed today. A Schlage Sense. Seems to be working well with HomeKit though it is …

2019-04-29: We had a new door installed today. Not sure how long it is supposed to take but this one took about …

2019-04-29: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Pears and green beans. The garlic, thyme and …

2019-04-28: Last night’s Home Chef meal: Sirloin Steak with Pesto Butter and cacio e pepe orzo. So tasty.

2019-04-28: Episode 54: I’m Talkin. . .Sharing The only way to be fully committed to a family, church and community is to share resources and …

2019-04-24: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Santa Fe Creamy Steak Penne. So tasty.

2019-04-21: Episode 53: I’m Talkin. . .Easter He is risen indeed. Open your mind to the fulfilled promises of God.

2019-04-20: My wife purchased a new 2019 Elantra today. Apple Car Play does not disappoint. I like the color.

2019-04-14: A little visit to the dairy farm with daughter (auntie) and granddaughter. She picked a stalk of …

2019-04-14: Episode 52: I’m Talkin. . .Annual Celebrate annual accomplishments. I forgot to mention that I also read through the Bible annually.

2019-04-07: Spent some time with our granddaughter today. She was the exercise instructor. That is a whistle in …

2019-04-07: Episode 51: I’m Talkin. . .Expectations When setting expectations be careful, be generous, be kind.

2019-04-06: When you go to the Dagget Days parade this is the main attraction.

2019-03-31: My bracket is busted but I still won my family’s pool.

2019-03-31: Episode 50: I’m Talkin. . .Show Time My $0.02 on the latest Apple Event.

2019-03-30: My nephew got married today. Nice to be a part of the day.

2019-03-29: We made the Home Chef meal for lunch today. Korean Pork Noodle Bowl. Pretty tasty.

2019-03-28: Framing Day Today we framed and put in the new window and re-purposed slider.

2019-03-27: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Cowboy Steak Sandwich. Came with a green chili aioli spread. The fries …

2019-03-27: Concrete Work Spent some time helping pour concrete to close in the back porch at my father-in-law’s house.

2019-03-27: Last night’s Home Chef meal: Chicken Adobo Flautas. Very good.

2019-03-25: Found these flowers growing at random on our property.

2019-03-24: Episode 49: I’m Talkin. . .March Madness We interrupt this microcast to talk sports.

2019-03-23: My brother-in-law and I helped our father-in-law prep for a room expansion. Hard work but nice to do …

2019-03-17: Episode 48: I’m Talkin. . .Joy Circumstance should not dictate joy.

2019-03-12: We made our Italian Sausage Wedding pasta for a second time. It turned out great.

2019-03-12: This is the wheat that has started to grow in the field I prepped a month back. Only about 3” tall.

2019-03-12: Last Thursday’s Home Chef meal: Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Peppers. The meal was awesome and only …

2019-03-10: Episode 47: I’m Talkin. . .Fear I’m not sure I did the subject justice but maybe it will spark conversation.

2019-03-09: I watched Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey on Netflix this evening. Such a powerful message. …

2019-03-06: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Ginger Steak and Peppers with peanuts and jasmine rice. I’m not a pepper …

2019-03-05: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Acapulco Beef Burger with fresh pico de gallo and cilantro-lime fries.

2019-03-03: Episode 46: I’m Talkin. . .Diet Defined by what we eat and can have a positive impact on quality of life.

2019-03-02: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Garlic-Thyme Roasted Chicken with green beans and apples. The sauce was so …

2019-02-28: Tonight’s Home Chef meal was Sweet Chili Pork Lettuce Wraps. Spicy but very good.

2019-02-28: My tractor work is starting to show results.

2019-02-26: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Italian Pork Wedding Pasta with Swiss card and tomatoes. So tasty.

2019-02-26: Finally got around to making an “on-this-day” page for my

2019-02-24: Episode 45: I’m Talkin. . .Wedding Weddings are just a microcosm of marriage.

2019-02-23: Great family wedding event today for my niece, Meagan, and her, now husband, Chadd. My granddaughter …

2019-02-21: Snow fell in the Southern California desert this morning.

2019-02-20: My mom made me Shoe Fly Pie for my birthday today. The real deal from Pennsylvania-Dutch relatives. …

2019-02-18: The Mojave river was frozen this morning.

2019-02-17: Episode 44: I’m Talkin. . .Memories Recount and create. Both are important.

2019-02-16: Flowing Mojave River The Mojave river was flowing, above ground, this weekend.

2019-02-16: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Roasted Garlic Butter Steak with crunchy cheddar potatoes and broccoli. I …

2019-02-16: This is one of her cutest poses.

2019-02-14: Living on well water can be a struggle when the pump fails and it takes close to two days for a fix.

2019-02-13: Attended the life celebration of a friend yesterday as he has gone to be with our Lord and Savior. …

2019-02-11: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Acapulco Chicken Quesadillas. So good. The pico de gallo and sour cream …

2019-02-10: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps. Tasted quite good and using lettuce instead …

2019-02-10: Episode 43: I’m Talkin. . .Cards Metaphysical??

2019-02-05: My helper today worked too hard, apparently.

2019-02-04: My granddaughter assisted with the tractor work this morning.

2019-02-03: Episode 42: I’m Talkin. . .Lazy Sometimes hard work is necessary but sometimes it isn’t.

2019-02-01: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Jalapeño Popper Burgers with Chipotle Mayonnaise and seasoned fries. So …

2019-01-31: Getting ice cream with my daughter and granddaughter.

2019-01-29: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Cheddar and Crispy Potato Crusted Chicken with Parmesan roasted …

2019-01-27: My wife’s talent astounds. Cookies for my niece’s Bridal Shower.

2019-01-27: Episode 41: I’m Talkin. . .Music Music soothes the soul and much more.

2019-01-26: CBU basketball this evening with friends. They lost to GCU. 😢a

2019-01-25: Yesterday my granddaughter dressed herself to go to the park. So cute.

2019-01-25: Today was ”disc the field” day on the farm.

2019-01-22: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Mojito Rubbed Bone-In Skin-On Chicken with creamy elotes gratin. So good.

2019-01-20: I think I over-hyped the blood moon in my mind so it could never live up to the expectations. Still …

2019-01-20: Ripping the field yesterday uncovered a treasure. An engine block. 😜

2019-01-20: Episode 40: I’m Talkin. . .Different It’s great to be different. Try it and see.

2019-01-15: My office for the next few days.

2019-01-15: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Huli Huli Chicken Rice Bowl. Very tasty.

2019-01-14: Tonight’s Home Chef meal was Sirloin Steak with Porcini Mushroom Sauce and roasted potatoes and …

2019-01-13: Episode 39: I’m Talkin. . .Maturity I think maturity forms in different areas of our lives and should be a goal we desire.

2019-01-12: Yesterday we made Home Chef’s Weekday Sausage Lasagna. It was so good.

2019-01-12: Spent hours on the road and hours watching basketball and had a great day.

2019-01-11: The desert can be beautiful.

2019-01-09: Kind of fun to substitute two days in a row for the same class and the kids seem to genuinely want …

2019-01-07: Started with new walking shoes today. My last pair went 303 days for almost 1,100 miles.

2019-01-06: My daughter purchased an escape room experience for our family. What fun. We got out with 9 minutes …

2019-01-06: Episode 38: I’m Talkin. . .Frustration I don’t like being frustrated and am trying to learn to manage that emotion in a mature manner.

2018-12-31: Thought I could finish the field in a couple of hours. I started at 9am and this is the tractor when …

2018-12-30: Episode 37: I’m Talkin. . .Resolution It is that time of year but I don’t really like New Year’s Resolutions.

2018-12-29: After 24 hours on the tractor, over the past 4 days, I still only completed about 80% of the field.

2018-12-29: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Sirloin Steak with Blue Cheese Compound Butter with green beans and …

2018-12-28: Continue working the field for my friend. From inside the tractor cab.

2018-12-28: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Acapulco Fajita Beef Skillet with pico de gallo. The meal included bell …

2018-12-26: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Al Pastor Pork Flautas with pineapple and queso fresco. Very tasty.

2018-12-26: Helping my friend prepare a field for future planting.

2018-12-24: Today and tomorrow is all about family and celebrating the birth of Jesus. So grateful.

2018-12-23: Episode 36: I’m Talkin. . .Christmas What does Christmas mean?

2018-12-22: FaceTime with Florida nephews this evening. The best was when they said, “We don’t want to talk with …

2018-12-20: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Parisian Bistro Bone-In Chicken with dauphinois potatoes and Vichy …

2018-12-16: Episode 35: I’m Talkin. . .Teachable Do you have a teachable spirit or attitude when it is required?

2018-12-09: When frost melts.

2018-12-09: A little cold and foggy on my morning walk.

2018-12-09: Episode 34: I’m Talkin. . .Offended I think we can all turn our sensitivity meter down a notch or two.

2018-12-08: Days to Christmas countdown construction paper rings my granddaughter uses. So cute.

2018-12-08: Cold and frozen in Southern California this morning.

2018-12-07: Tonight’s Home Chef meal: Mesquite Chicken with loaded potato wedges. Very good.

2018-12-05: Another good Home Chef meal: Umami burgers with mushrooms and Parmesan sweet potato fries. I tried …

2018-12-04: Home Chef delivered once again with Steak Quesadilla with Poblano/Corn salsa and Ranch. Very tasty.

2018-12-02: Episode 33: I’m Talkin. . .Sports Sports and the competition that accompanies can be used to build character.

2018-11-27: Home Chef delivered once again. Steak with a white wine demi-glaze with garlic herb potatoes.

2018-11-26: We will miss you @katiefloyd

2018-11-25: Episode 32: I’m Talkin. . .Thanksgiving We could all be a little more thankful.

2018-11-24: What does a two year old contemplate while sitting in a huge store full of all kinds of snacks, …

2018-11-23: Lazy Friday with daughter and granddaughter. Pretty cute.

2018-11-23: I walk 3.5 miles every morning but today I went 4 miles. I call it my pumpkin pie walk instead of a …

2018-11-22: We were able to celebrate Thanksgiving with a small part of our family. A good time.

2018-11-21: Helping Grandma make homemade noodles.

2018-11-21: Last night’s Home Chef meal: Mongolian Beef Tacos with Bok Choy slaw. Very tasty.

2018-11-18: Episode 31: I’m Talkin. . .Salesmanship Not a strength but maybe a necessity. Enjoy.

2018-11-17: My wife was in charge of the milk and cookie bar at the wedding of the daughter of our friends. They …

2018-11-13: Tonight’s Home Chef: Adobo Chicken Tostadas with refried red lentils. Super delicious.

2018-11-12: Tonight’s Home Chef: Farmhouse Fried Chicken with smashed potatoes and corn. Pretty tasty but not …

2018-11-11: Episode 30: I’m Talkin. . .Crying I give you permission to have a good cry.

2018-11-10: Tonight’s Home Chef: Nacho Burger with seasoned fries. Simple and delicious.

2018-11-07: Tonight’s Home Chef: Nashville Hot Chicken Strips with remoulade slaw. So tasty.

2018-11-06: Just to make it official.

2018-11-04: Nice Mojave desert sunset.

2018-11-04: Episode 29: I’m Talkin. . .More In The Making Apple’s latest hardware announcement introduced some great hardware. This is my short take on the …

2018-11-03: My friend owns a dairy in California. My son took some great photos with his drone.

2018-11-02: Home Chef delivers once again. Steak Strip Chimichangas with pico de gallo.

2018-11-01: My field work brought me into contact with this hawk. He wouldn’t let me get very close.

2018-10-30: My granddaughter spent a few days. We spent time working at the dairy together.

2018-10-30: Tonight’s Home Chef: Teriyaki Chicken with Roasted Almonds and Green Beans. So good!!

2018-10-28: Episode 28: I’m Talkin. . .Learning The young might learn more quickly but that doesn’t mean, that as we grow older, we have an excuse …

2018-10-27: On granddaughter weekend it became apparent that a California King bed is just big enough for two …

2018-10-26: Granddaughter weekend begins. I think she likes me.