Now that every single one of my airline trips have been canceled this year, I came to the sad realization that this will be a No Fly Year for me … Continue Reading No Fly Year!
Today, October 11th is my dad’s birthday and as is often the case since he died almost 20 years ago, I often think of him and miss him at this … Continue Reading My Dad – A Fisherman
In 1970 when I moved to Memphis with my parents and three siblings, little did I know that I would still be living here 50 years later. Considering at the … Continue Reading 50 Years a Memphian!
On this Sunday morning, I wanted to wish a particularly special Father’s Day to all dads. It was a number of years ago that I last wrote about Father’s Day … Continue Reading A Very Special Father’s Day!
Continued from Our First Child’s Wedding… As soon as we got home from our son’s wedding in California, we had to kick it into high gear to make final preparations … Continue Reading Our Daughter’s Wedding
Last fall, as I was reflecting on our youngest son’s wedding, it made me pause to think back to our oldest son and daughter’s weddings over eight years prior. Both … Continue Reading Our First Child’s Wedding
Although my dad died over eighteen years ago, I feel I have been on a special journey with him over the past six weeks by reading one of his sermons … Continue Reading Mornings with Dad
Have you noticed how the price of greeting cards has ratcheted up over the last few years? I am mainly talking about birthday cards as I seem to buy quite … Continue Reading Box of Old Cards
2019 turned out to be a very good year. And for me, that was a bit surprising because I am much more partial to even numbered years than to odd … Continue Reading ♫ It Was a Very Good Year♫
While a father’s or mother’s parenting of a child may never actually end, a major milestone is certainly achieved when said child marries. In November of this year, my wife … Continue Reading A Tale of Three Weddings
The recent marking of the 50thanniversary of man landing and walking on the moon prompted me to pause and reflect back on that historic event. For those of my generation—the … Continue Reading Things Invented in My Lifetime
This week marks 20 years since we moved into our current house. It was in the spring of 1999 that we were looking to gain more room and give everyone … Continue Reading Home for 20 Years!
I don’t typically mark the anniversary of the death of one of my loved ones but rather remember them on their birthdays, which I have done several times in the … Continue Reading 20th Anniversary of Mom’s Death
I have always had what could be described as a “love-hate” relationship with the New Year’s Eve holiday. On the one hand, I love to reflect back over the past 12 … Continue Reading Happy New Year’s Eve!
Earlier this year, I wrote about the many new things I had learned from reading one of my dad’s sermons each day during Lent. (This was the second year in a … Continue Reading Dad’s Last Sermon
In January, I got the wonderful opportunity to travel to Seattle to meet my newest grandson, our fourth grandchild. Here I am holding him for the very first time when … Continue Reading Granddaddy Times Four