Category: Purely Personal

Flashback Friday: The Plane Truth

Flashback Friday: The Plane Truth

On Friday I channel my inner lazy person (he’s not hard to find…he lurks just beneath the top layer of my epidermis). Instead of fresh content, I slap together two new sentences and maybe a...

Happy Birthday To Her!

Happy Birthday To Her!

    Today is a special day around our house. It’s Merriem’s birthday (she’s 28, in case you’re wondering). The birthday banner is hung, the gifts are wrapped, the kids are making a run to...

A Mouse Tale

Nothing good ever begins with the words “Don’t…anybody…move…” And yet, those fifteen letters are what started the entire adventure last Friday night. It was sometime after 11 PM. The whole family – sans the Princess...

“You Happy, Daddy?”

My little girl will turn three in August. She is the source of way too much laughter in our family. Her adorability seems to know no bounds, and she has her three big brothers, her...

You Belong In The Zoo

On Friday, we had the brilliant idea that we’d make the short trip down 85 to spend the day at the North Carolina Zoo. We took Haven once last year, but felt like – now...

Betraying Our Baptist Roots

Betraying Our Baptist Roots

Just another Sunday night at the Franks house. Austin put on some Andy Mineo (or at least I think that was Andy Mineo), and the only two people in our house with any rhythm started...

Flashback Friday: Silly Rabbit, Red Eyes Are For Demons

Flashback Friday: Silly Rabbit, Red Eyes Are For Demons

Jumpin’ in the wayback machine in 3…2… My wife loves me. I want to tell you that right up front, because based on what you’re about to read, you’re going to question it. You’ll think...

I Got Middle Schooled

  Yesterday was a hard day. Several weeks ago, I signed up as a volunteer proctor at Jacob & Austin’s school. The sales pitch was that parents were needed to hang out in the rooms...

Flashback Friday: Overcharging for the Gospel

Flashback Friday: Overcharging for the Gospel

I own a 14 year old entrepreneur. Well, “entrepreneur” may be too nice of a word. “Con artist,” “swindler,” “shyster” … those are the words that more accurately describe my – ahem – entrepreneur. Austin has launched...

Raise Ebenezer? Check.

Raise Ebenezer? Check.

Two weeks. Two. Glorious. Weeks. That’s what it’s been since the last post. In that time, my girl and I got away for a few days to celebrate twenty years of marriage. It was five...

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