Coffee is wonderful! The past few nights have been late with early wake-ups. Last night was the latest, running a 5th Quarter (5Q) after our high school varsity home football game (we won!). The kids had a blast. I even had fun. It seemed to fly by. A HUGE THANKS to Ed and Adam for … Continue reading Day After 5Q
One of my greatest theological weaknesses is Eschatology (the end times, the final destiny of the soul, etc.). I think I'm with most evangelicals in this, understanding in some vague sense that after we die we go to heaven to be with God. We talk about streets of gold and crystal lakes etc., but have … Continue reading The End?
Today is brought to you by the word "interstices". interstice |inˈtərstis| noun (usu. interstices) an intervening space, esp. a very small one : sunshine filtered through the interstices of the arching trees. ORIGIN late Middle English : from Latin interstitium, from intersistere ‘stand between,’ from inter- ‘between’ + sistere ‘to stand.’ Used in a sentence: … Continue reading interstices
We had a storm last night. Bright flashes of lightning. Rolling thunder. Actually booming thunder. The kitchen roof did not leak (yay!). Today the sun is shining through the clouds.
A typical dinner-time conversation at the Franklin house: Amie: "More Doritos, please." Me: "Sure, have John's. He never ate his." I put John's Doritos on Amie's plate. Abbie: "Grown-up squirrels are about the size of new born humans." Amie: "Amie has big arms" Abbie: "And some dinosaurs have short arms...and can't reach things." At this … Continue reading Dinner-Time Conversation
I now own a Kindle. It was my birthday present. When they first appeared I had no desire for one. The biggest limitation was that they only read Kindle books. Now that they can read txt, rtf, and pdf as well, I have a use. I own over a thousand rtf, txt, or pdf books … Continue reading Kindle Here
Last night we were discussing Manna at the dinner table (thanks to the Hawaiian Sweet Rolls Jenn had purchased) when Abbie said, "In heaven you won't get drunk." Ah, the queen of the non-sequiteur strikes again.