“Over There”

“Over There”

Mar. 1, 2022 by

            History was never my strong suit.  But, as I understand it, World War I began “over there.”             World War II began “over there.”             The Korean War began

“Trash Talk”

“Trash Talk”

Feb. 18, 2022 by

            It was a dark and stormy night.             No, really.             Thursday, February 17, leading into Friday, February 18 was by no stretch of the imagination a good night

“My Prayer Life Is a Shambles”

“My Prayer Life Is a Shambles”

Feb. 8, 2022 by

            My mother once asked me about a problem she was having with her devotional time.  She said that she would be in the middle of praying when, out of

“A Letter to Joyce”

“A Letter to Joyce”

Feb. 1, 2022 by

            Joyce is a regular in the Modern Maturity Center’s fitness center, usually about the same time I’m there.  We don’t talk a whole lot.  She’s cordial enough if I

“Our Know-It-All God”

“Our Know-It-All God”

Jan. 25, 2022 by

            I’ve had this idea for a children’s message for a long time.  I’ve decided that if I work it out here, I might actually get a chance to deliver

“A Minor Change for Major Impact”

“A Minor Change for Major Impact”

Jan. 18, 2022 by

         I’ve discovered that a minor change can make a major impact.  What change is that? you ask.  Change the pronouns.          That’s right.  Change the first-person plural pronouns to

“Vaccinations?  Check..  Booster? Check.,  COVID?” ….

“Vaccinations? Check.. Booster? Check., COVID?” ….

Jan. 11, 2022 by

         In March of 2021 Evelyn and I each got our two Pfizer shots.  We then got our boosters just before Thanksgiving.  We are not averse to wearing our masks

“Outdoor Lights”

“Outdoor Lights”

Jan. 4, 2022 by

         By comparison our outdoor Christmas lights are incredibly modest.  We have neighbors in our community whose lights outline their roofs or whose floodlights show up one entire side of

“Trapped”

“Trapped”

Dec. 21, 2021 by

         One night last week at around 4:00 in the morning Evelyn’s service dog Kianna started licking my face, standing on my chest, and trying every way she could think

“Where We Are Now”

“Where We Are Now”

Dec. 14, 2021 by

         So, here’s where we are eleven days before Christmas.          Decorating: Completed!  We have been enjoying our outdoor decorations as they come on automatically each evening, and our indoor