Memory Work for FC

I have begun the memory work for advancement to the 2nd degree or Fellow Craft. So far, I have been able to retain much more than I thought possible. Hopefully this will continue to be the case.

1st Degree

I became an Entered Apprentice tonight. It was absolutely everything I thought it would be and then some. I haven’t experienced anything like that in a very long time… 23 years, to be exact. Looking forward to Fellow Craft in about 28 days… hopefully. What a night!


I am having a bunch of mixed emotions today. A long-time friend posted on Facebook, last weekend, a story about her son and a serious motorcycle accident he had been in. She talked about the accident itself, the injuries, of course, but she also talked about something that took me back after my day today.…

They’re Killin’ Me!

If you have children and they want to drive… don’t let them… ever. Three kids have started their driving career in the same car. #1 kid… no problems. #2 kid… wrecked the same car to the point of not being drivable. Car was repaired for #3 kid who also wrecked it to the point of…

Ritual Profiency

So, two days ago, I tested for my second┬álevel of ritual proficiency for Kappa Sigma… Grand Master. I received my first level, Grand Master of Ceremonies, in 1993. I have a plan to complete all six within the next year or so. It’s funny… I thought I did okay yesterday, but it is most certainly…

A New Journey

Back in January, I petitioned Harrison, TN Lodge No. 114 F&AM for membership. I just felt like I should be more of service to people. I have known of the Masons and their service for many years and I am way past due in making something of myself in a capacity outside of family and…

Seeking Hosting Advice

I am looking to downsize and get rid of my server cabinet and the servers inside. As such, I need a place to host my websites. I have tinkered with AWS and had a brief look at RackSpace. Do any of you have suggestions for a cloud server provider?

New theme

As I am prone to do, I am tinkering with a couple of new themes for my web presence. I sincerely appreciate your patience during this time of transition.