Published: 7 months ago

Take Ten.

I am what you would call a maximalist. Now in fairness, I’m not 100% sure that’s a word, nor am I 100% sure that if it is a word, I’m using it correctly. So let me explain what I mean by it: I tend to push …

Published: 9 months ago

Merry Christmas From The Franks Family!

Thank you for being a reader in 2016! I’m taking a brief blogging break through the end of the year. See you on the flip side in ’17!

Published: 10 months ago

Flashback Friday: In Solemn Stillness Lay

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! A couple of weeks ago Merriem and I were sitting in the living room, each on a laptop. She was reading me …

Published: 11 months ago

Crazy Busy or Just…Crazy?

This season is what you might call “intensely active.” I’ve known it was coming for a while. Could see it’s approach like storm clouds on the horizon. Even had a date in my mind that marked the “beginning of the end” of 2016…a date where …

Published: 11 months ago

Flashback Friday: Fried Cheese, How I Love Thee

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Today’s post has become somewhat of an annual tradition. As we wrap up the 2016 NC State Fair, I thought it was …

Published: 12 months ago

Duly Noted

I am the dad of three sons. Correction. I was the dad of three sons. Or still am. For fifteen years “Male Father of Male Offspring” might as well have been on my business card. Merriem and I grew accustomed to it: rough horseplay, body odor, …

Published: 1 year ago

Flashback Friday: Jen Hatmaker Ruined My Marriage

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Gather ’round children: I’m about to spin a tale that exposes the seedy underbelly of hip 70’s kids evangelicalism. For the last …

Published: 1 year ago

Flashback Friday: The Dregs of Craigs

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   We’re entering into another week of shopping for a new car for our oldest son, and by “new” I mean “What can we …

Published: 1 year ago

Flashback Friday: Stop and Watch the Sun Rise

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! …there I was a couple of weeks ago on the outskirts of Phoenix, a venti cup of house blend in one hand …

Published: 1 year ago

To Boldly Go…

…where just about every man, woman, and child has gone before. (Seriously. This ain’t uncharted territory. Errybody and their mama has already beaten me to it.) That’s right, kiddies: I’m talking about Facebook, that bastion of social media mirthery where you can keep up …

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