Deep Fried American Pride

Well, that was fun wasn't it?  I have to admit, the first Facebook invite I got to "Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day" seemed like a joke.  Then they kept coming.  And more and more people started talking about it.  It got to the point where Facebook started grouping all the CFA posts together so I could see …

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Resonance

Resonance is one of those things that is in my wheelhouse in a number of different ways.  I’m the audio geek who used to try to find the resonant frequency of the windows in the sanctuary to see if I could rattle them.  More than that, I find great joy in planning and participating in …

Life Without Walls

This will sound crazy to anyone under the age of 30, but there was a time when people weren't constantly available.  There was a time before cell phones and wifi, where you had to memorize your friends' telephone numbers and call and ask their parents if they could come to the phone.  And when you …

Father’s Day

A little over a month ago, I gave my dad a hard time for getting all sad and mopey and saying "I really miss my mom..." as we sat at lunch celebrating Mother's Day.  Of course, I had no idea that just hours later he would wake up in Glory and be face to face …

Overwhelming

See that?  That's the pile of cards our family received after dad passed away.  That doesn't include 5 or so more that came to my apartment.  That's a hefty pile of cards.  What's more, most of them came with really touching, heartfelt messages in them.  Words of support, encouragement, sympathy... As I sat and read …

Random Thoughts

The world will tell you to express yourself, to shout your thoughts and opinions loudly for all to hear.  They insist that you have a natural right to self-expression, that your opinion MATTERS.  This is what the internet has done to us, connected us to all the world's information and convinced us that it's all …