Category: Purely Personal

Year One

Today marks 365 days from the moment that a judge in a North Carolina courtroom took her pen and legally added a sixth member to the Franks family. It was just under a year...

The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It

On Saturday, I snapped this picture of my little girl and posted it on the Twitter. (You should probably follow me over there since I’m always launching hurricanes of cuteness like this.) It was...

Have. Mercy.

Have. Mercy.

While we were listening to Sunday School bells in West Tennessee this weekend, we took a few minutes hours for a photo shoot with our Official Franks Family Photographer. Robin has been shooting our kids...

For Whom The Sunday School Bell Tolls

For Whom The Sunday School Bell Tolls

This weekend Merriem and I got to catch up with some of our oldest friends on the planet. Not Methuselah-style old friends, but friends-since-college friends. Mike Waddey and I were roommates back in the...

Death By Ikea

If you don’t have a life, you may have noticed that this blog has been sporadic and quiet of late. I would like to be able to report that it is for some noble...

Redeeming Religion

Redeeming Religion

And just like that, the First Impressions Plumblines series disappeared last week. It went the way of a ship in the Bermuda Triangle and the Roanoke Island colonists and my set of Mp3 speakers...

Creation Groans

Creation Groans

As I type, it’s 11:15 PM. It’s been a long day. A full day. But what is on my mind now is not the random assortment of things that demanded my attention over the...

Soaring With Eagles

Soaring With Eagles

Last week my in-laws were in town for a visit. And by “in-laws” I mean father-in-law, mother-in-law, uncle-Bubba-in-law, aunt-in-law, and RV-in-law. On previous trips the RV-in-law has set up shop in our backyard, running...