Author Archives: SJ

Joseph R Stanaitis. 7/28/1936 – 11/28/2020

My father died today. My mom and I sat with him in his final hours and spoke to him while he rested. We know he heard us. I couldn’t have asked for a better dad. I didn’t always get along … Continue reading

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Numbers 6:24‭-‬26 NKJV

“The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, And be gracious to you; The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace.”

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Mumford & Sons – Babel

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Keeping the old girl running… (My Bucket).

With Winter coming, my old Chevy had decided to start barking at me in the form of warnings and check engine lights. Last September when I picked it up (Say Hello to Bucket), in short order a few problems popped … Continue reading

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Oh, Pride…

So I’m heading off to my friend’s house tonight to play some pinball… I live on a road where people generally drive pretty quickly. Fairly straight, farms on both sides, minimal police coverage most days… I’m driving along when someone … Continue reading

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a thing isn’t beautiful because it lasts

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I Peter 1:24 NKJV

because “All flesh is as grass, And all the glory of man as the flower of the grass. The grass withers, And its flower falls away”

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Unplugged – Update.

It’s been a week since I “deleted” my social media presence. I’ve still got what… another 23 days before the platforms actually “delete” my data. I use quotes there because nothing online is ever really deleted for good. My posts, … Continue reading

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Unplugged.

Have you ever heard the story of the Lykov family?  In the 1930’s they fled Communist persecution of Christians.  They fled into the desolation of the unforgiving taiga of Siberia. They were not seen again until 1978, when geologists traversing … Continue reading

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Look Up.

Be still, and know that I am God;I will be exalted among the nations,I will be exalted in the earth! – Psalm 46:10 Another election cycle has come and… well… kept going. I’ve been following politics since I was roughly … Continue reading

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