Author Archives: Jason

About Jason

I am a Jesus follower, husband and father, high school teacher, hiker, writer, lover of the outdoors, theater, music, books, and movies.

Being Memorable

I teach at a university, although I am not a professor. I work for the WVSU collaborative program, which is a partnership between the university and Kanawha County Schools. High school students from all over the county come to the university … Continue reading

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Rising to the Challenge

Before I begin, let me give a shoutout to my wife Jennifer and my four daughters, Aryanna, Bianca, Gracelynn, and Arabella. They have been my greatest source of support and my motivation to stay happy and healthy. Also to my … Continue reading

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Polar Plunge Updates

I know I said I would be posting updates, but things have been nuts. However, I did document and post updates to the forums for one of my favorite sites, nerdfitness.com. I’ll paste them in this post. Update: January 10, 2017 … Continue reading

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Polar Plunge Update

It’s getting closer! In less than a month, I will jump into a 4-foot pool of ice water wearing nothing but swimming trunks. All to raise funds for the Special Olympics. So far, donations have reached $285, getting even closer … Continue reading

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I think this may be the first truly crazy thing I have ever decided to do. I am participating in the Polar Plunge. Let me explain. Over the past few years, my love of the outdoors and outdoor activities had … Continue reading

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Retro

Sometimes my tastes can be a little retro. If you read my post about the viral Netflix show Stranger Things, then you know I’m a sucker for nostalgia, longing for some essence of my happy childhood. But this longing sometimes … Continue reading

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Ouch and My First Day

So yesterday I fell through our back porch. It’s not as bad as it sounds, but it hurts worse than it looks. I was climbing down from the roof and onto the railing of the porch when I lost my balance … Continue reading

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