Photo by Kadri Vosumae on Pexels.com I was cooking in the kitchen, when suddenly he appeared; he was looking mighty curious with a smile from ear to ear. He slowly walked to where I stood, as he looked from left to right. His face flashed excitement, when he sneaked up to my side. "I need … Continue reading Christmas in October
Life is full of ups and downs, twist and turns, and decisions that we make on the fly. As a father of four, I make a decent amount of decisions daily. What to make for school lunches, how to do the girls hair (practice needed, just ask my daughters), clothes for today, breakfast; the list … Continue reading Decisions: Booger King and Staying Straight
“Welcome back...” Drip, Drip, drip, drip. Wipe, Wipe, wipe, wipe. “Thank you, have a great day.” Cough, Cough, cough, sneeze. Whine, Whine, whine, cry. “Take this, it will make you feel better.” Slurp, Slurp, slurp, slurp. Wind howling, rain pouring, darkness all around. “Waaaahhhhhh.” A little voice sounds in the night. “Which one is that?” … Continue reading Welcome back…
"BATMAN STORY! BATMAN STORY!" "Alright, alright. Just a short one tonight. What one do you want to hear?" I watched as she snuggled down into the sheets, pulling them up to her nose. Her eyes darted to the left and right as she contemplated a new adventure. She was laying the ground work and I … Continue reading Short and Sweet: Story Time and a Thunderous Boom
It was a day like any other, as I prepared a meal, I noticed out the kitchen window, my son swinging from a tree. I rushed to the doorway and with my father’s voice I called: “Get down from there Isaac! Before you fall!” I watched as he flicked his head to one side, with … Continue reading “Why?”
I have good news to share with you today. I DID NOT DISAPPEAR. You may have thought along those lines, considering I haven’t posted a blog in over a month. Maybe you figured I was in an accident, or on a missing list, or perhaps that I was attacked by a flock of killer chickens? … Continue reading Who Is Knocking On Your Door?
Superman vs Kryptonite. Spider-Man vs Green Goblin. Darth Vader vs Obi Wan Kenobi. Christian vs Fast Food Drive Thru's. Apparently there are lots of people out there who fear going through a drive thru: Well I join your ranks my fellow peeps! A brief recap since my last post: rambunctious twins escaping cribs, trips into … Continue reading Short and Sweet: Drive-Thru Fails, ‘Getting’ a Thoracotomy, and Asking for Forgiveness
Hello folks and welcome back to the strangest things you’d never thought you'd read. Due to an abundant amount of memorable conversations that took place in my home this week, I was left with a dilemma- I had to choose from a half dozen stories and pick two for today's blog. Not an easy task! … Continue reading Strange times at the Clan: Toy Madness and my Son’s allergy to Owls.
Yes, you read that right. When I was a baby, my eldest daughter Railene held me in her arms. She is four. She asked me to tell her a story, however, due to her constant interjections into my own tale, I kindly asked her to tell me one. Well that's how her story started off, … Continue reading Short and Sweet -“Dad, when you were a baby… I held you.”
Lately, life feels like a roller coaster. Whether it’s the Wonder Twins button mashing my light switches to my hens not laying eggs anymore... it’s hard to keep track of the wildness on my homestead. However today is not about my light bulbs taking a beating from savage fingers or about my chickens going on … Continue reading Open for change