Patrick

Patrick is a Christian with more than 27 years experience in professional writing, producing and marketing. His professional background also includes social media, reporting for broadcast television and the web, directing, videography and photography. He enjoys getting to know people over coffee and spending time with his dog.
Life

About Monday…

The last Monday in May each year is Memorial Day, an occasion designed to remember those who have died in battle. In an election year during which a war is in progress, I wonder how the more politically-motivated will spend their time on Monday. I wonder whether some of them...
Life

A Hard Life

I adopted Zoey from a local animal shelter about nine months ago. It didn't take her long to make herself at home. She especially likes the bed and the couch, and the softer the pillow, the better. The staff at the shelter believes that she was abused at some point...
Fun & Laughs

More Questions and Answers

Just when I thought it was safe and that I had escaped the dreaded "Three Questions" game three more were added to the list! From Coy: 1. Who would you want to be if not yourself? That's a tougher question than it looks. Those who know of my love of...
Saturday 6

Saturday Six – Episode 6

You're welcome to leave your answers in a comment here, or to play at your own journal. But if you answer at your own journal, please be sure to leave a comment here with a link to your journal so we can see your answers! Enjoy! 1. What is the...
Blogging

Call for Comments

Others have wondered about comments people leave in journals...why some people do leave comments and why others never do. I think all of us who write these things wonder about the answers to these questions. The thing is, comments, though welcome, aren't required, so there's absolutely nothing wrong with visiting...
Faith

The Gay Marriage Debate

John Scalzi's journal round-up lists people who sound off on the gay marriage issue. This is an issue I haven't written too much about, but after reading a few of the excerpts, I decided it was time to throw in my own two copper coins. One of the posts by...
Fun & Laughs

Questions and Answers

I took Jeff's challenge and posted an invitation for questions. Here are the ones I've received. From Carly: 1. When is your birthday? I'm all for starting things off with an easy question! November 23, which means I'm a Sagittarius. I share my birthday with President Franklin Peirce, who isn't...
Life

A Birthday Celebration

It was a birthday celebration on Friday for my two friends. Zack, my cocker spaniel, is 2. Zoey, a golden retriever mix that I adopted from a shelter last summer, is 4. Of course, since she was adopted, I have no idea when her birthday really is, but for the...
saturday six
Saturday 6

Saturday Six – Episode 5

You're welcome to leave your answers in a comment here, or to play at your own journal. But if you answer at your own journal, please be sure to leave a comment here with a link to your journal so we can see your answers! Enjoy! 1. If you were...
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