Category: Purely Personal

To Boldly Go…

…where just about every man, woman, and child has gone before. (Seriously. This ain’t uncharted territory. Errybody and their mama has already beaten me to it.) That’s right, kiddies: I’m talking about Facebook, that bastion...

Flashback Friday: Ctrl Alt Delta

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Last week I found myself on a Delta flight. Not “found myself” in...

Gone to Pot

In case you’re keeping score at home, Friday’s post about sQuad: the Summit’s Secret Shopper Service was my annual April Fool’s Day joke. I’ve heard from at least a couple of you who bit. My apologies,...

Flashback Friday: A Mouse Tale

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! The last 48 hours in the Franks household have been…interesting…to say the least. We...

Merry Christmas from the Franks Family!

What a great year! Thank you for being a reader. The blog will be on hiatus for a few days as I enjoy some downtime with my family. See you in 2016!

Flashback Friday: Sticker Shock

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! There are certain things prenatal and parenting classes don’t prepare you for. Oh...

I Find Your Lack of Knowledge Disturbing

Like all good citizens of the world, I am anxiously awaiting the release of the latest movie in the Star Wars franchise. I have fond memories of my nine year old self playing with my Jabba the...

Flashback Friday: Deck the Alls

Sadly, it’s the day after Thanksgiving, which means – sadly – this will likely be happening at my house this weekend. Pray for me. Last weekend our family participated in a time-honored annual tradition that...

Rewind: Insights on Incisors, Part Two

I’m enjoying some long-awaited downtime with my family this week. The following post originally appeared on February 19, 2009.   This is an unplanned follow up to a previous post, if you’d like to catch...

Nobody Brags About Being Mary

I have a love / hate relationship with Luke 10. If you know the latter part of that chapter, then you’re familiar with the story of Mary and Martha, two sisters who counted Jesus as...

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