I have written many times before about travelling to Amsterdam, a city that I have visited over 30 times. The reason for all of my trips has been to teach … Continue Reading Amsterdam Ever Again?
This week marks a sad occasion, the 20th anniversary of the death of my dad. It was a couple of years ago that I wrote about the 20th anniversary of … Continue Reading 20th Anniversary of Dad’s Death
It was several weeks ago I wrote about receiving this book, my dad’s Pastoral Record, when I was over in northwest Arkansas visiting my two sisters. In addition to documenting … Continue Reading How Many Sermons Did My Dad Write?
I have written several times about these boxes of my dad’s sermons that my oldest sister thankfully saved after his death in 2002, the first of which was when my … Continue Reading Roadmap to a Lifelong Career
I knew in December 2019 after getting home from celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary in Hawaii, that however we marked our anniversary in 2020, it would pale in comparison. But … Continue Reading Finally, A Night at the Condo!
I suspect a larger than normal number of people will be ringing in the new year on December 31st, hopefully not in a crowd but rather socially distanced. Saying goodbye … Continue Reading Happy, Happy New Year!
Last year as I was assembling our artificial Christmas tree for the 17th time, I wondered if it would be my last time to put up this particular tree. With … Continue Reading ♫ O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree ♫
Wanting to stay in good physical health throughout my adulthood, I have been an active runner since 1992. Five years ago, I wrote a series of posts about how I … Continue Reading Exercise Quandary
October 31st marks the third anniversary of my retirement from fulltime work and since that time, I must say I have never once been bored. For some, the question of … Continue Reading No Time For Boredom
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
This past week, I would have been in Amsterdam for my annual trip to teach my professional level course there. But obviously with the pandemic still raging, this trip was … Continue Reading Amsterdam Lost
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