Published: 8 months ago

Twenty-five.

9,131. That’s the number of days that occur in a quarter of a century. 9,131. That’s 25 years x 365 days per year, + six leap days. 9,131. That’s the number of days since a way-too-young boy stood in front of hundreds of people. Knees …

Published: 9 months ago

Merry Christmas from the Franks Family!

Thank you for being a reader in 2017. I’m taking a brief blogging break through the end of year, but I’ll be back on the flippity flip in 2018. Merry Christmas and happy new year!

Published: 2 years 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: 2 years 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: 2 years 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: 2 years 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: 2 years 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: 2 years 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: 2 years 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: 2 years 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 …

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