Category: Purely Personal

Jonah Moments

Saturday night we arrived home after a long day of church stuff, kids’ friends’ birthday parties, and a cook out with our small group.  As I pulled into the driveway it was entirely evident that...

70!

I’m not in the habit of making this blog my own personal Hallmark aisle (when you care enough to blog the very best!), but there are a couple of monumental birthdays that should be...

Real American Heroes

Real American Heroes

A couple of weeks ago I poked a little fun at my third-born’s elementary school.  While it’s true that tolerance has become the new plot line in the school musical, I witnessed something yesterday...

It Really Happened…

It Really Happened…

Last Thursday I was at Jacob’s baseball game against a school in Carrboro when up walks none other than the man, the myth, the legend himself…Dean Smith.  Austin, my team manager and UNC fan...

Listen to Your Wife

Listen to Your Wife

Sound the trumpets and break out the confetti, because Audience Participation Week is coming to an end.  As far as I know I’ve risen to the challenge, but hey…it’s still early in the day...

Evil Picnickers Beware

Evil Picnickers Beware

Let me introduce you to Jase. He’s an army ant. You can tell he’s an army ant because he’s wearing a camouflage shirt a plastic helmet that’s approximately 1/16th of an inch thick and...

That’s My Boy

You’re looking at what’s known as a Game Ball.  Apparently, a Game Ball is a time-honored tradition in athletic circles, given to a select player in order to commemorate a special game. I don’t think Game Balls...

Directory Persistence

Directory Persistence

The scene: Highway 15-501 South; I am in my car on the cell phone, trying to compare prices on getting the tank for the gas grill filled, because yes, I’m just that cheap. Audio-Animatronic...