Our eldest daughter is engaged to be married!

Can't share much more at the moment, but my wife and I are filled with such joy. Emotions are running high in our home as 2 families are prepping to become one. And, the young couple has an aggressive timeline in mind to boot. Our prayer is that God will be glorified throughout the whole … Continue reading Our eldest daughter is engaged to be married!


Your children are the product of your training

Ho boy. This is going to upset some people. And if I do offend some of my friends, I'm not trying to crush your spirit. I hope you take this with some salt and try to glean something from my rantings. Everywhere I look, it's obvious that there are multiple generations of people that are … Continue reading Your children are the product of your training

Not my home anymore

Most of the family and I took a short trip back to Dallas-Fort Worth to attend our friends' son's wedding this weekend.  Two of our older children stayed home because they had work and school.  We drove from Charlotte, stayed overnight in Birmingham, and arrived the day before the wedding. Drove straight through on the … Continue reading Not my home anymore

I Can’t Do Everything

Just a short thought. Have you ever seen Home for the Holidays (1995)?  It's one of the most underrated Thanksgiving / holiday movies around.  Great cast including Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr., Anne Bancroft, Dylan McDermott.  Even Steve Guttenberg!  But it's like watching a train wreck.  Not one for the kids unless you want to … Continue reading I Can’t Do Everything

2020 Year End Review

I wouldn't be a blogger if I didn't have an obligatory End of 2020 post. Someday, I'll look back at this and think "What a crazy time that was!" Not going to do a play-by-play, but there are a few moments and epiphanies that I had this year that I want to capture for myself. … Continue reading 2020 Year End Review