Light the Way Home.

I didn’t choose lanterns for a blog theme just off handed.  When I lived in the house I bought, fire’s light, either by candle, or oil lamp, it has a catalyst, the container in which it’s delivered.  Electric light is no different, having flashlights, lamps, or fixtures.  Flame’s light has been with humans coming in…

DIY, Sharpen and Clean Your Knives.

During my last days in the Marine Corps, I was on a training exercise on Camp Pendleton. Because of my job in the military, and the various commands I worked at, I ended up this military, social butterfly. I had been assigned as an individual runner, where my job was simply to check out a…

An Iron Rose.

My last year in high school I had gone to summer school to make up credits, so the last semesters, I was given a choice of going home early, showing up to school later, or taking more electives.  Since my parents divorce at that time, home life could get turbulent, and any time away from…