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27 August 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Golf with 3 Special Guys – Orchestrated by a Special Woman

Selma is one to celebrate. She always claims that the weekend of Mother's Day is "her" weekend. All weekend. Her birthday is not her birthday. The week of June 14 is her birthday week.
But I must say she does it with rest of the clan as well. This past week for example, it was [...]

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13 July 2009 ~ 0 Comments

“Happy Birthday, Jen”, Wedding Reflections, and an Adaptation from Robert Frost

Happy Day to my older daughter, Jennifer. Happy "20-something", dear. I love you.

Recently I had the joy of doing two weddings in about 14 hours a few weeks ago. It was my first two-wedding weekend.

The first was on a Friday evening and a beautiful setting. Cedar Vine Manor. Outdoors with many groomsmen and [...]

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16 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Birthday, Movie and Biking Weekend

We had a memorable weekend. My wife turned another year … better. Sunday was Selma's birthday so we did the whole weekend thing. Now it's gonna sound like we are major movie fanatics, which we are not. We go once in a while but sometimes we go in binges. (Like two.)
Here are some excerpts [...]

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13 April 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Let Me Brag …

Let me tell you about last Saturday, April 11, and my family. It was a memorable day for sure.
In preparation for the half marathon in a couple of weeks, David and I ran an 11 miler.
Well, Jennifer is also training for that run. She ALSO ran 11 miles! It was her longest run [...]

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28 March 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Tale of Two Daughters … and a Son … and a Wife … and Me!

We have great kids. But please, before you move on to something else on the web, hear me out. It's just an innocent update on them. Consider it a little longer than a Status Statement on Facebook. I promise not to gloat (too much)!
Natalie has just gotten her certification as a CNA – a [...]

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19 November 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Another Page Turned

(Editorial note: Please excuse the erratic font changes. I think my blog site is going through menapause!)
There's an old, old poem simply called "Home", by Edgar Guest that my pastor recited in several messages when I was just a kid. It contains the following lines:
Ye've got t' love each brick an' stone from [...]

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08 July 2008 ~ 1 Comment

This and That

My brother took my mom to see Dad’s headstone at Chattanooga National Cemetery the other day. It really is a cool place. It was created in the 1860’s and has some fascinating historic gravesites there, (not to mention my dad’s now!) Mom was proud of the place where dad’s body was laid. Who wouldn’t be? [...]

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17 March 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Can I Become the Spiritual Leader of the Home?

As men, we have a need for the Lord in our lives. Duh. Of course we do, but why? What does that mean?
Others can see the Lord in us if we have His mind, His wisdom. Especially our family. Here are some scriptures that can maybe make some sense of this:
1) Proverbs 22:4a [...]

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15 March 2008 ~ 1 Comment


Heads up. Yes, it’s another Dad application. Hey, what can I say? It’s where I am right now.
I am reading Psalms for my quiet time these days. It was the 9th day so I read the 9th Psalm. (Don’t ask me what I’ll do when I get to day 32 – April 1. I don’t [...]

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13 March 2008 ~ 0 Comments

As Promised, Thoughts from Proverbs

I am in a Bible-reading-blogging mode. I read the Bible – like many other people do – from where I am in my life at the time. It is amazing how God can speak to you if you take the time and "ask for the eyes" to see what He has for you.

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