Monthly Archives: March 2013

Ham of Destiny!

Once upon a time, I had a choice to make: Take Shop like all the other guys. Take Home-economics with the girls. Turns out that in only one of the two class choices do you regularly eat cheese burgers in … Continue reading

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Busy as a One Legged Man in a Soccer Match!

Today I made a list of things I needed to do to get ready for Easter. Fold / Hangup Clothes Straighten up Living Room Mop Bathrooms Do Dishes Grocery / Easter Shopping Help Easter Bunny place baskets and eggs Bake … Continue reading

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The Heated Pool

Once upon a time, the person selling houses said (with a straight face) “The community pool is heated so you can swim year round.” and so it was that I stood by the side of the pool, looking at the … Continue reading

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Just Desserts

There is a moment when you see poetry in motion, a blindingly full moon or that perfect lightning bolt… the sunset that takes your breath away and you remember that The Lord loves you. This moment was a lot like … Continue reading

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Something Funny

Sometimes, I need to laugh.

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Misguided Parenting

“Five little monkeys jumping on the bed… One fell off and broke his head.” WHAT?!?! “Momma called the doctor, and the Doctor said ‘no more monkeys jumping on the bed.” … okay… “Four little monkeys jumping on the bed…” WAIT, … Continue reading

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Teachers Bane – Preparing for Testing

We all remember with ‘fondness’ those bubble sheets.  Which have become more of a part of the school than I can possibly remember.  I’ve heard complaints that schools are judged too harshly based on these test scores… and because of … Continue reading

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How to be a Good Father

Sometimes I read, and sometimes when I read I learn stuff.  I’ve also been told I’m a pretty good Father.  Especially I’m told that by strangers who see my children in action, in public.  I take a lot of credit … Continue reading

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The Flavor of Fatigue

If being exhausted had a flavor, like an ice cream shop… what flavor would it be?  Perhaps a Vanilla soda…. because I really like those kind every now and then.

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Nearly Wordless Friday

There are few joys as … joyous as sharing something awesome with the children.  (One might be having their share their excitement at that something awesome.

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