Category: Purely Personal

Flashback Friday: Defining Insanity

Flashback Friday: Defining Insanity

Every Friday we jump in the Wayback Machine so that I don’t have to come up with fresh content. Today we jump in the WayWayWAYback Machine, dredging up a post from nearly four years...

Embracing Awkwardness

Alright, blogosphere, we have a serious matter to discuss. Grab some coffee. Clear your minds. Focus on the topic at hand: Hugging a complete stranger. A bit of background: Merriem and I are new...

Adventures in the ER

Last night Merriem and I added item #420 to our We-Didn’t-Really-Want-To-Do-This-As-A-Parent Bucket List. We took child number four to our friendly neighborhood emergency room. As you may know, child number four is two years old and...

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...