Breakfast Cereal and Adventure 


I heard a few months ago that Millenials aren’t eating as much breakfast cereal as previous generations because it takes too much time to prepare.

Judging by cereal commercials, I think it is because cereal causes too much adventure. It gives us too much get-up-and-go. It makes us do crazy things like skateboard, try out for the dodgeball team or hike Pikes Peak with nothing more than milk and cereal for provisions. Continue reading “Breakfast Cereal and Adventure “

Risk, Rewards, Regrets, and Resolve

 

Risk inherently means there is a possibility of failure. If you don’t wash your hands, you could wind up sick. If you play in a busy street, there is a good chance you’ll wind up in the hospital or morgue. If you put all your money on one stock, you could become rich or have a lot of scrap paper lying around.

When a person feels they have nothing to lose, they take big risks. The more money and success someone has, they become risk averse. Continue reading “Risk, Rewards, Regrets, and Resolve”

When a child ages prematurely

Sketches from Rocky Point
Copyright ©2015 Kevin Spear – Sketches from Rocky Point, Mexico

This weekend I was on a missions trip to Rocky Point, Mexico (Puerto Peñasco) through Weekend Missions Inc.  It’s a Christian organization doing great work in this Mexican city. If you are in Arizona and are looking for a way to make a positive impact with our southern neighbors, I highly recommend it.

On Saturday morning, I was a group that helped install foam insulation in a church. That afternoon, the men went to a shelter for males in drug and alcohol rehab. Continue reading “When a child ages prematurely”

Perennial Rides

Cartoon of a grandfather and grandson on a roller coaster.

I drew this for Illustration Friday. This week’s word is “perennial.”

When I heard the word, I thought about some people who may be up in years, but still love the amusement park rides. It’s always fun to see a senior citizen tackle a roller coaster. I also thought of the perennial summer traditions like county fairs and trips to amusement parks.

Boring Vacation

Cartoon of two kids on a beach

Cartoon of two kids on a beach. A boy says to a girl, “What a boring vacation! We haven’t even had one trip to the emergency room.” Continue reading “Boring Vacation”