Tag: Blog Entries

  • Looking for Privacy Focused Blogging Platforms

    My beloved WordPress is becoming more and more corporate and finding more and more ways to tie data-tracking and AI into their product. I’ve used the self-hosted WordPress install for most of my blog’s existence, but even this version of the platform is showing signs of data-mining, namely the many ways “Jetpack” is interwoven into…

  • On The Rebound

    My son has recently gotten interested in basketball. This has had an unintended consequence for me too. Up until now, he has not showed much interest in it but he has made friends at his new school who invited him to join the 5-6th grade basketball team. One weekday evening in early February he let…

  • Riding Uhwarrie National Forest

    During a sabbatical, the writer seeks adventure by exploring Uhwarrie National Forest’s gravel roads and trails by bike. Starting from Hunt Camp, they adapt a route change due to construction, enjoying serene 68-degree weather and 20-25 miles of challenging terrain including a tough Falls Dam trail. The excursion concludes with relaxation at a local brewery.

  • Sharing: Hush – Songs for Christmas by Seth Patrick Martin

    If you’ve been around the site, or me much, you know I love the music – and friendship of Seth Patrick Martin. He’s just shared a new Christmas album with us that I wanted to link to here. He produced it with his friend, Joe Kim in Seoul.  The album is called: Hush: Songs for…

  • Are We In A Post-Social Media World?

    I was lucky enough to get to talk with Georgia Sparling of Thee Quaker Podcast a little while back about social media and some of the things I’ve wrestled with as a Quaker theologian, educator, parent, and person who has been actively online for 20+ years. That episode published today and I wanted to share…