Losing My Religion

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Losing My Religion by William Lobdell A Book Review of a Very Good Book and Some Thoughts on My Own Faith Experience With Jesus By David Tieche Some Background A little while ago, my friend Justin gave me a book …

Sports and 4th Grade Boys

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Father Knows Best, But Not Sports My father, Robert V. Tieche, was a brilliant engineer who was fundamentally uninterested in professional sports. So growing up, televised sports played about a big a role in my early life, as did, say, …

What I’m Thankful For

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So one thing I’m grateful for this Thanksgiving. That I’m not a pilgrim. I think we can all agree that being a Pilgrim in the early 1600s would have been an absolutely miserable experience. I read an article today from …

I love the Muppets.

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We don’t love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities. – Jacques Maritain, Philosopher I love the Muppets. I love them like I love other things I deeply love. Meaning, I …

Beethoven, fourth graders and me.

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Press Record Today at my kids’ school, all the fourth graders were given, as part of their music curriculum, a recorder. This is clearly part of an insidious agenda designed to destroy America. Because after school today, at my kids’ …

Dave tries to explain the 90s…

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When All Was Almost Lost DEAR CHILDREN, My precious offspring. Fruit of my loins. My precious progeny. Gather ’round. Let me tell you a story. About a time, not so long ago, when all was not sunny. It was a …

Jonah Lab

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Jonah Lab Green Sheet Click here to download the Green Sheet for the course. This includes the week-by-week outline and the homework. Jonah Text Click here in case you want an easy-to-print and interact with download of the complete text …

The Road

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The Road So, as everyone knows, I am an emotional guy. But what makes me cry is not usually things that are sad. What makes me cry is goodness. Beauty. Recently, I heard from a friend about an interview given …

Beautiful Day

I love San Jose I love San Jose. I mean, I really love it. It’s my favorite city in the world. And it’s my home. My kids have grown up here. The only house I’ve ever owned is here. But …

Casulty of Nerf Wars

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This morning. At 7:34am Even though there was no school (To honor Cesar Chavez) I awoke to a gentle tapping on my left shoulder. The form of my darling daughter Asking me If she could have Strawberry Frosted Mini-wheats. Which …