I will never forget the day, I had daydreamed about it for what seemed my whole life and here it was, the day that would change my life forever more. I didn't know it was going to happen this particular day but as the events started to unfold, I could tell this was going to … Continue reading Summer of ’82 – Never forget your first!
My beautiful wife and I just celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary yesterday. It was a very simple but great day. Started off by just hanging out around the house before we headed out to get our Christmas Tree. Once home, we got it set up and did a little shopping. Thursday affernoon we will do … Continue reading A Happy Anniversary – Reflection
From Left - Rodrigo, Teresa, Joni, Claudio, Jackson, Luis, Bernardo The most wonderful aspect of my recent trip to Portugal was the people. Starting with my team of John Kelso, Scott Wilkins and Jackson Crate; I could not have picked a better group of men to go on a mission trip with. Each one has … Continue reading New Friends!
I have actually known very few Scott's over the years and is one of the reasons I've always loved my name. For this trip however, I was serving alongside Scott Wilkins. During our trip over to Portugal, John was always having to clarify himself as to which of us Scott's he was talking to when … Continue reading Call me UpScott
As our team boarded our first flight of what would be a 20 hour journey to Lisbon, Portugal, we did so as strangers. John was our common denominator along with the fact that we had all answered the call to serve in coaching American Football to the incredible children of Portugal. Most of our time … Continue reading New Day, New Country
The hope is that my visit last week to Lisbon, Portugal will become a marker in my life that I am able to reflect back on as a changing point in my life. We all have those moments in life that take place and at the time, seem life changing and we intend to change … Continue reading Here’s to New Chapters
Checked in and ready to go! This past weekend I was able to accomplish a goal that even a year ago seemed impossible. Last April, I weighed in at the doctors office at a hefty 235 lbs. Being 5'10", there wasn't anywhere else to hide the extra weight. I committed then to make some lifestyle changes. First, was to change … Continue reading My First Triathlon Sprint
I mentioned a couple a weeks ago that as I continue on this journey of #chasing25 that I would also be sharing snippets into my spiritual discoveries as well as chronicling my physical pursuits. I actually wasn't planning on sharing one this early but yesterday I heard a sermon that I haven't been able to … Continue reading Abide in Me
I've had several conversations over the last month or so where I have found myself giving a description of the type of person I am. In these cases I have described myself as being an introverted extroverted person. Huh? I know it doesn't sound right so here's a little more explanation of what I mean. … Continue reading Being Public but Private
It's been six months since I have written anything. Some of that's due to writer's block which I get on occasion and some of it's because life simply happens to steal all of your time. Honestly though, the greater hindrance for me has been related to two themes. The first being that I have some … Continue reading A Story to Share