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Hunger, Vacuum Cleaners, & Moving North

Click here to get notified of new blogs by email! Fasting Janice and I have begun to fast regularly. I don’t mean “fast” as in speed of motion, although Janice does drive fast regularly; I mean fast as in to go without eating for a certain period of time. Why? Well, the reasons get less […]

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Seven Serious, No Nonsense Tips for First Time Parents

If my friend Nathaniel, for instance, gets a slight whiff of a stinky diaper he’ll forcibly crash through a second story window to escape the smell. If you can’t overcome this instinct I’m afraid you’ll injure yourself because you’ll be jumping out of windows three of four times a day.

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Our Job Isn’t Done Yet! Finding Your Place in God’s Harvest.

You may not even think you’re qualified to do what He’s asking but God is not limited by your lack of ability, only your lack of obedience.

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Mommy’s Superpowers

Janice opens the cupboard, pulls out a black top hat, sticks her hand into it and yells “Abracadabra!” then pulls out a hot, nutritionally balanced meal neatly arranged on a plate.

“How did you do that!?”

“What? This? It’s just some leftovers I threw together.”

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5 Ways to Look Rich While Being Dirt Poor

Being rich is a lot of work so here’s a few ways to act the part while avoiding the stress of the fluctuating stock market or the threat of being kidnapped and held for ransom. 1. Subscribe to the Flying magazine. Nothing screams money like airplanes. Now, you probably can’t afford an airplane but you […]

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Good Habits & Bad Habits

At this point, her tiny toothbrush probably has more germs on it than the toilet brush. Of course, since all she has is baby teeth, they’ll fall out anyway. It’s like nature’s dentist. “Hey kid, you ruined your first pair of teeth, but here are some new teeth. Try again.”

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Like an Iguana with Its Head Cut Off

…Her brothers poked the headless iguana with sticks and, since the lizard still had working reflexes, it would scurry off in a random, undetermined direction.

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Leaky Pipes

Since Janice is pregnant she has a super doppler sense of smell. If a stinkbug farts in the attic, she’ll stop what she’s doing and look at me accusingly while raising an eyebrow. “What?” I’ll ask, bewildered. “Was that you?” She grimaces. “Ugh!” “What?” I’m still confused. “That wasn’t you? This house has been stinking […]