Category: Purely Personal

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 observed....

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 that...

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 extraordinaire,...

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 and...

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 can...

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 were...

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 Operator...

Clayton King ≠ South African Leader

Clayton King ≠ South African Leader

Yesterday my family and I had the privilege of going to lunch with Gaston and his family and Clayton King, who headlined this weekend’s Nexus Project and spoke at the Summit on Sunday morning. As...

Parenting Paradox

The Good: Our last born lost his first tooth yesterday.  He’s been wondering for a while when the big moment was going to happen, and so were we, since there wasn’t a sign of a...

This Post is Rated PG-13

This Post is Rated PG-13

Today, I’m walking down memory lane. Today, I have a loop reel of the faces of hundreds of parents that I served during my years as a Student Pastor.  I remember looking them dead in...

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