Getting ready to watch Disk 1, Season 1 of Game of Thrones. I'm a fan of the books, but haven't seen any of the shows yet. I'm usually very critical of books translated to film so I've been hesitant to watch this. We'll see how it goes.
Warning - this post is intended for family who care about the minutia of what my family does. The rest of you can disregard this post. Today the family and I went to a place called the Scarecrow Patch just north of Grand Island, NE. The kids had a blast. This place is really neat. … Continue reading Family Outing
My kids are nuts. I'm sure every parent thinks that at certain times. Allow me to present a sample of what we have come to call Abbieisms: #1: Wouldn't it be weird if you saw a monkey and it walked up to you and punched you in the head? Um, yes...yes it would. Especially here … Continue reading My Kids Are Nuts
Periodically someone will ask me how to pronounce one of those hard names in scripture. Sometimes in Bible study while reading out loud someone will get to one of these awkward names and pause, then look at me expectantly. Here's a tip: No one knows how to pronounce these names. The key is to say … Continue reading Say it Loud, Say it Proud
One of the things I love about reading the Bible is ... RPG adventure and setting ideas. While my primary purpose in reading scripture is spiritual insight and such it does have the added bonus of providing an endless supply of ideas for role-players. This was brought to my attention while in high school. Dragon Magazine ran … Continue reading The Bible is Good for Game Masters
Today two scripture passages (or really two different sections of the same scripture passage) leapt out at me as I was listening to the Bible during my morning run. The first was 1 Chronicles 15:11-15: Then David summoned the priests Zadok and Abiathar, and the Levites Uriel, Asaiah, Joel, Shemaiah, Eliel, and Amminadab, and said … Continue reading Some Random Notes from Scripture
Last Tuesday they said that just showing up was the hardest part of Boot Camp. Today I realized that wasn't a joke. Getting up wasn't the trouble. Yea, 4:30 is a bit earlier than my norm, but I'm a natural morning person so it doesn't take long for me to get rolling. As the time … Continue reading I Did It Again