God has been good to me. Since moving out here I had surprisingly few headaches (nor have my allergies act up more than a couple sneezing fits). Lately, however, I have experienced an increasing number of headaches, some severe enough to require I lay down with my eyes covered. Nevertheless, as usual, today during Sunday … Continue reading Praising God Through the Pain
Lately it has been very difficult for me to sit through a film. Movie and TV shows just can't hold my attention. Every so often, however, I am surprised by a film (and surprise others by watching such a film). Tonight was just such an occurrence. I was pleasantly surprised by the Irish film "Ondine." … Continue reading Surprised by a Film
What to do on a day off? Work out at the YMCA. Do dishes. Feed kids. Finish the next segment of my Kindle book conversion. Watch some Anime. Further bulletins as events warrant.
Praise team had just started the morning set. I was gettin' into it on the first song, eyes closed, playing my guitar, letting the music wash over and flow out of me. I opened my eyes ... and saw my two-year-old son wandering up and down the isles. I chuckled and thought, Well, I can't … Continue reading Adventures in Church
Amie extended a tent pole from a child's play tent and smashed one of the chandelier globes. She got in trouble and Jenn cleaned it up. I called and heard John talking about it: "Light a broke, cuts a feet, boo boos" (no one was cut, he was describing why it's a nono to break … Continue reading While I Was Out…
Realizing not everyone who occasionally access this blog uses Facebook or Twitter, here are a few recent Abbieisms from our recent family homeschool field trip: Regarding the Omaha Zoo (the biggest zoo my kids have ever been to): "This is like a real zoo!" On Bears: "Bears are like giant dogs that only eat meat." … Continue reading More Abbieisms
John does NOT have hemi-facial microsomia. I can't yet spell or pronounce what he does have, but it's not as bad as what we thought he had. The doctor would like to see him in a year to measure his progress, but doesn't see a need for any tests or CT Scans. I'll have more … Continue reading It’s Not What You Think