Category Archives: Trips

Misadventures with Santa Claus

Oh how the child-like wonder of visiting Santa Claus fades when carting two non-believing older kids and a way-excited little man to the mall on the Sunday before Christmas. Yes, I said it. I went to the mall. Willingly. What … Continue reading

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Wild Weekend Ahead!!

So, prayers will be appreciated the next 72 hours.. I’ll be a single dad! My wife is heading to South Carolina with the Women’s ministry at church for a weekend retreat. I’m looking very much forward to this weekend… I … Continue reading

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Beach Trip Part 1

Have you guessed that we’ve been on vacation recently? We took off the week after Labor Day for a few days in Myrtle Beach. Ahh. I can finally say something specific. The boys, my wife and my parents, hereafter Papa … Continue reading

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Of Trackerjackers and Deviled Eggs

“You’re gonna catch death of west nile… you better spray down,” said my mother-in-law to me before I headed outside to check on the boys. After two minutes and about 10 massive bites later, I thought I must have walked into a … Continue reading

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A Big Bear Hunt

Can you believe it? One month ago today, we met our children! Wow, how time flies. So today was an extra-special day… at least to dad. The boys didn’t know any different and mom took a very well-deserved day off. Mid-afternoon, … Continue reading

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