ticketless

I never liked Chuck E. Cheese.    Maybe it was the creepy mascot.  Maybe it was the fact that their pizza often tasted like a dryer sheet, cost too much, and underwhelmed this consumer.  It could have been the wall of prizes that were low in quality and high in ticket investment.  The noise level…

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fishing

They thought for sure I was going to be a boy.   Long before ultrasounds, wives’ tales and traditions would often help couples pre-determine if their bundle of joy would wear pink or blue.  My folks were convinced that the latter was the case.  They were so confident, in fact, that they had not even picked…

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We spent much of the day putting away all of our Christmas decorations.  At our house, that does not just mean the tree, but also, it means carefully putting away almost 50 nativities (that is A LOT of baby Jesuses!) Christmas may be officially over, but the trash from the holidays is still here.  God…

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Penny

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free..” These are not just the words found on the Statue of Liberty.  They are also the unspoken mission statement of every children’s ministry every Sunday morning.  I think it is comedy gold to watch families drop their kids off for Sunday School. …

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