Cycling - The Memories

June 30, 2018 - On hot days like today, it would be nice to have that motorcycle I used to own (even though the Mrs. would probably heav...
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Heat Wave

June 29, 2018 - Well, it’s here. Summer is here along with all of it’s glorious heat. Especially, in Texas. You can’t walk outside witho...
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Have You Ever Had Your Name Up In Lights?

June 28, 2018 - Have you ever had your name ‘up in lights’? I had a chance once. It was while working as a youth minister in Southern Ca...
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The Ole' Oak Tree

June 27, 2018 - Growing up in Michigan, there was never a shortage of trees to climb. Especially old oaks. Life wasn’t like today where...
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Meet Our Three Amigos

June 26, 2018 - Tonight, I’d like to introduce you to some very important members of our family who we love very much: Rocky, Daisy, and...
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Squirrel Moment! - Over the Hedge with Hammy

June 25, 2018 - Probably one of my favorite animated characters in the movies over the past twenty years has been Hammy the Squirrel in...
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The Road Home

June 24, 2018 - While writing the blog a few days ago, I’d made the decision to get out of the house and find time for my creative side.
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Confidence - No More "Mr. Big Stuff"

June 23, 2018 - It’s not always easy in today’s world to be confident. What is it anyway? I mean, so many people see confidence as ‘self...
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Blazing Saddles - It's OK to be Human

June 22, 2018 - Unlike many of my blogs about subjects that have a spiritual tie-in, tonight I wanted to share a bit about my past that...
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Pressure

June 21, 2018 - One would say the mark of a mature person is how they handle pressure under stress. Some of us bury the stress only to l...
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Cruise Control

June 20, 2018 - Have you ever had one of those ‘ah ha!’ moments when something you’d been trying to describe about how you feel, and jus...
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Communing With God

June 19, 2018 - Well, the flights are booked, and we’ll be heading to California the first week of September. It seems a long way off bu...
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How's the Weather?

June 18, 2018 - Why is it that, whenever people get together, especially men, one of the first things they like to talk about is the wea...
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My Sister In California - The Diagnosis

June 17, 2018 - I’m feeling blessed today. I’ve heard from nearly all the kids and the others were in my thoughts. I spoke with the dads...
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My Dad

June 16, 2018 - Let me start off today by saying men can seem odd to most women (and not just because we often act like we never left 7...
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Granddads & Uncle Bob

June 15, 2018 - Father’s Day is one of those holidays I sometimes, selfishly, wish I could just hide in my office all day. Not that I do...
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"Braddy" - Being a Stepfather Pt. 4

June 14, 2018 - Leading up to Father’s Day, this week has been a series of blogs about the stepfathers in my life. Tonight, it’s my turn...
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"BJ" - Being a Stepfather Pt. 3

June 13, 2018 - As you know by now, I’ve had numerous father figures in my life throughout my youth. This week, focusing on stepfathers...
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"Danny" - Being a Stepfather Pt. 2

June 12, 2018 - Tonight, I want to continue the conversation about being a stepdad by sharing a bit about Danny. Last night, I shared ab...
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"Chick" - Being a Stepfather Pt. 1

June 11, 2018 - With Father’s Day around the corner, I wanted to take a few nights to share a bit about one of the most impactful things...
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Freedom

June 10, 2018 - Have you ever tried to bury yourself in sand up to your neck? I have. When my sister and I were young, our elementary sc...
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Harvest Ranch

June 09, 2018 - Tragically, we heard this week of yet another celebrity suicide. Even more tragic are the suicides taking place every da...
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Garden Party

June 08, 2018 - I’ve never been a big ‘flower guy,’ but do appreciate their beauty and smells. Having grown up with an uncle who knew ev...
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Melancholy

June 07, 2018 - Have you ever just sat there and looked at the sunset, or a scene like the one in the photo today, and had this slight s...
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

June 06, 2018 - Back in the day, when we had three channels to choose from on the television and the only time we could share a classic...
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Chicago Memories

June 05, 2018 - Walking around Chicago can be very eye-opening. It’s also, during the Summer anyway, one of the more picturesque places...
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High Blood Pressure

June 04, 2018 - June, for those of us in the Microsoft circles, is the most stressful month. It’s their year-end and there’s a lot of pr...
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New Loafers

June 03, 2018 - Some guys never really get to that point in their life where they actually care about their clothes. I sort of ride the...
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The "Pain Box"

June 02, 2018 - Summertime heat is upon us in Texas! Just walking from the car to the store was an effort to keep from getting heat stro...
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"Move!"

June 01, 2018 - Have you ever had one of those moments when something happens in your life that makes you stop and say to yourself, ‘huh...
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