I look quite a bit different over the years and the age is really starting to show. Last week, after almost five years of working up to it, I decided to take my first post surgery road trip, alone. Yes, I put my computers and a suitcase in the car and decided to hit the… Continue reading Surprise!
Steve Martin said this line in Leap of Faith “A town this deep in the crapper’s got nowhere to turn but God!” I knew a preacher who would listen, talk and give advice but not in a way that was obtrusive. We would sit and talk about things like God’s plan which I said was… Continue reading The Preacher
We’ve all experienced it. We’ve all had to make a decision based on our knowledge of the situation at the exact moment. Some are inconsequential like what kind of car to buy but there are some that eventually become life or death decisions and can weigh on a person for a long time. How far… Continue reading Pros and Cons
The days of going to the store are now a thing of the past. Places like Montgomery Ward, Service Merchandise, Kmart, Woolco, and yes, even the mighty Sears are gone forever. Their are no more catalogs for spring, summer, fall and yes Christmas. The Christmas catalog was especially used around the house by the kids… Continue reading The changing landscape
I remember as a child going to confession. It was truly scary in the beginning, having to tell the parish priest that you lied to your parents five times, swore a couple of times , and punched Jimmy once. You couldn’t see the priest because of some thing between the two of you to obscure… Continue reading Bless me Father for I have sinned
Recently, the house I grew up in went up for sale including pictures. I noticed a lot of changes to the house in the 26 years since I was last there but a lot of the feel was still there. One of the bigger things I noticed was how did so many people live in… Continue reading Thought you’d be bigger