May 24, 2020

It is week # ? (I forgot how many weeks I have been social distancing with my family.  Send help soon!). I never would have imagined that I would be working at my kitchen table for as long as I have. Tracy has given the boys and me at least three COVID haircuts. The no...

March 28, 2020

The King will reply, "I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me." Matthew 25: 40 (NIV)

Here I am sitting at my kitchen table, in the middle of the Andrews' attempt to practice social distancing.  I have the lux...

January 25, 2020

Well it was bound to happen. The flu virus came and visited me these past two weeks.   It hit me on a Wednesday night.  I was with my boys at a skating event and felt a tickle in my throat.   I ran home and took an immunity drink and went to bed early....

December 8, 2019

A recent development in my life has been the proliferation of passwords.   Back in high school, the only thing that I had to commit to memory was my locker combination and the phone numbers of my friends.   Passwords was a game show during which Charles Nelson Riley wo...

October 21, 2019

t's the Halloween season. I really enjoy this time of year. I have many pleasant memories of Halloween activities that have occurred in my life time.   In fact, I still think back to a lock-in at my church, on a Friday night Halloween, watching Steven King movies on th...

September 2, 2019

"Where, O death is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?" 1 Corinthians 15:55 NIV.

Through my years of being a Christian, I had heard this verse multiple times in sermons, at funerals and in Bible Study. I have to admit that while it had meaning to me when hearin...

July 12, 2019

Since my last blog, I had been thinking about the issue I brought up.   A funny thing happened; when I was flipping through my personal email inbox, I came across an article within our Presbytery's newsletter.   This was an article which interviewed the author Haydn Sh...

May 25, 2019

I just had a birthday. Many things have changed as I have aged. I now have cheaters. I am starting to get more salt than pepper in my hair coloring. It takes me longer to recover from mowing the lawn and other physical activities. Cheese and ice cream are no longer my...

April 6, 2019

I do not know anyone who doesn't like a stack of fluffy pancakes.  Some like their pancakes with butter and maple syrup.  Some like peanut butter spread all over the top of them.  Some even like their pancakes with chocolate chips.

Pancakes has been a part of...

February 17, 2019

When I was young, my family decided to take a trip to southern Indiana to celebrate Thanksgiving with my grandmother's family. Somehow, it was decided we would travel Thanksgiving morning by caravan. I was in my grandfather's tan LTV Ford which was big and long but not...

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