This is a very personal post. This is for Charles. Charles loved to sing. I loved when we could worship together and harmonize. His tenor / baritone and my bass voice blending together on old and new songs, hymns, and spiritual songs is one thing I will truly miss. One of the last times we talked … Continue reading This is for Charles
Yesterday afternoon, Amy and I went with J and Hannah Hall, Mark and Julia Smallwood, Chris and Chandra Clark, one college student, and about 10 youth group members to Breakout Tuscaloosa. If you are not familiar with Breakout it is a game house where you and up to seven friends are locked in a room … Continue reading Breaking Out
I keep seeing quizzes on Social Media that get you to answer a few questions and based on your answers will tell you things like: What 1980 power ballad was written for you? Which movie star is your doppelganger? When will (How will you) you die? Which cartoon character are you most like? Are you … Continue reading How Good are You?
There are a number of great sports in the world some claiming to be national sports to particular countries or regions. Personally of all the sports that we participate in in the United States, none is more truly American and worthy of our participation than that uniquely Canadian-American designed game created by Presbyterian Minister, teacher, … Continue reading Teamwork, Basketball, the Church, and the Body
The proverb says, "he who laughs last, laughs best." Actor and comedian, Del Close must have believed those lines. According to the BRI (Bathroom Reader Institute), a source of much trivial knowledge, Mr. Close played the role of Polonius in productions of Hamlet. Polonius is the father of Ophelia and the chief counselor of the King. His … Continue reading The Last Line
Yesterday evening we watched a show on BBC America called, "James May's Toy Story" The episode title was, "Paradise in Plasticine." Plasticine is modeling clay that is oil based so that it does not dry out like water based clay. James May said, "Ever since William Harbutt, a teacher, invented Plasticine in the late 19th … Continue reading Paradise in Plasticine