Hike Russ Park. Send Help! | From Ferndale 004

Come with me from the Golden Gait Mercantile (https://goldengaitmercantile.com) on Ferndale’s Main Street to Russ Park, a 110-acre natural preserve. There we’ll enjoy Eagle Point and Zipporah’s Pond and journey to the summit of Mt. Everest with Romney’s Kindle Mint Cake (#eatromneys). PLUS, I might need you to send help. Watch to find out why.Continue reading “Hike Russ Park. Send Help! | From Ferndale 004”

Best Trip EVER! From Ferndale to Oahu to Surf, Zipline, and… | From Ferndale 003

Childhood cancer is horrendous, but Oahu is awesome. Ep. 3 of From Ferndale is my son’s Make-A-Wish trip, and, DUDE!!!, is it not packed with awesome! First vlog of more than a day’s worth footage. Great learning experience. This video highlights a lot of great services, including the Make-A-Wish foundation, however, it’s not sponsored byContinue reading “Best Trip EVER! From Ferndale to Oahu to Surf, Zipline, and… | From Ferndale 003”

The Black Star of Kingston | Book Review

After reading S.D. Smith‘s first children’s novel, The Green Ember, (read my thoughts on it here) I quickly ordered this little volume, as well as book two of The Green Ember Series, Ember Falls. The Black Star of Kingston is a great read. It’s a prequel of sorts, taking the reader to a time before Heather and Picket,Continue reading “The Black Star of Kingston | Book Review”

The Green Ember | Book Review

Let’s start where ancient wisdom tells us not to and judge this book by its cover. If I didn’t know anything about S.D. Smith‘s first children’s novel or about Story Warren Books, the cover would’ve been enough to convince me to give it a chance. Zach Franzen‘s art is warm and crisp, inviting viewers to explore the worldContinue reading “The Green Ember | Book Review”

Warrior Monk | Book Review

With powerful endorsements by both a congressman (Pete King) and a well known reporter (Larry Kudow) on the cover, I was aching to get into this book. The first of Ray Keating’s Pastor Stephen Grant novels, Warrior Monk, catches your attention from page one. It reads like one of Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp adventures, dishing out detailsContinue reading “Warrior Monk | Book Review”