Monthly Archives: July 2019

She’s Off for Good

Originally posted on Eating My Way to the Top:
My wife and I just dropped our 17-year-old daughter off at the airport so she can spend the next 2½ weeks volunteering with a humanitarian organization that’s building schools and teaching…

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It’s My 5th Blogiversary!

I’m 5 today! And you know what that means — It means I get to go to school with the bigger blogger kids now! According to development experts, these are the: 10 Key Traits of a Five Year Old Displays … Continue reading

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Loving the Wartzenalls

Family. A mixture of people we get and don’t get. People we like, and people we would never have chosen to be with if we had a choice. But we don’t. Because they’re family. Right? I haven’t seen my cousin … Continue reading

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Life is Good…

God is gooder.

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Summer Blockbusters We’ll Never See

Well, we’re halfway through summer already. Can you believe it? (In my hemisphere anyway.) And of course, you know what that means: More works of profound, subtle cinematic art, right? Duh. No! It means more mindless sequels, remakes and knock-offs! Yay! … Continue reading

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To be Immortal

High School graduation was a big deal. We were finally adults! En route to prom, my lacey-gowned girlfriend and I were asked if we were married. Married? That’s what grown-ups do! A few days later, I threw an all-night party, … Continue reading

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Love Has a Language All Its Own

God, teach us to… (Click on any image to enlarge) Love innocently. Love unexpectedly. Love without reservation. Love like a child.

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