1. My Bucket List

    12:15 am EST Sunday morning it infiltrated our youngest child12:15 pm EST Monday afternoon it infiltrated our eldest child10:15 pm EST Monday night it broke through Jen’s immune system5:00 am EST Tuesday morning, I could feel the VAT (virus advance team) working its…

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  2. Manger Madness

    Passed by a manger scene lately? I know many of them have been outlawed, but maybe you’ve spied them on your neighbor’s lawn next to the inflatable Santa. Whenever I drive by, calming lyrics flit through my head, “Round yon virgin mother and…

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  3. The Dash

    My mom used to go to the cemetery to walk the dog, look at the gravestones, and to let us boys learn how to drive. Although not a happy place, the cemetery was a safe place for a new driver. Recently I went…

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  4. Blind Leading the Blind

    Some blind men encountered an elephant roaming through their village. They gathered around the beast of burden in an effort to take a closer “look”. When asked to describe what they “saw”, each offered up a very different answer. The blind man in…

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  5. What Do You Say?

    No one taught me how to beg, I was self-taught. I aced the exam when it came to begging for the latest X-Wing Fighter or that second Big Mac at McDonalds. However, I never seemed to grasp the subject of gratitude. It was…

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  6. You’re Only Spiritual if you Wake Up at 4:30 am

    “I rise up at 4:30 am every morning to meet with my Savior,” that didn’t bother me near as much as the next phrase, “And so do you if you want to have a deep relationship with God.” This old codger had no…

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