That is my entire childhood, from 6 to 14, summed up in 1 word. No videos games. No action figures. Just a ton of LEGOs.
Because these plastic bricks played such a huge part in my life, I knew it was time to share some of those experiences with you. Here are my favorite 3 stories.
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On my 14th birthday, I got the best gift of all.
I’m not sure why I was so excited to get these boots. I wore them everywhere. Church, friend’s house, grocery shopping, birthday parties…
Continue reading “Cowboy Boots, Pickup Trucks, Camo Jackets…and Insecurities”
I was in the vehicle with my friend on my way to the gym.
For the first time.
It is not that I don’t enjoy working out. I just never went to a gym for selfish reasons. “What if someone sees me squat wrong?” “What if the bigger guys look at me weird?”
Yes, ridiculous reasons that sound like they come from a 6-year-old.
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Last year, I tried to read Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton.
I got 1/3 of the way through it and the book disappeared off my phone somehow. That’s how far I went with the book.
Although I do not remember much about the book itself, I do remember a specific section:
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