Duluth Underwear and Charcoal Toothpaste (And Other Serious Things)

I should learn to try new and strange things. Rubbing my teeth with charcoal met both criteria. I took a generous helping on tooth brush and vigorously applied it to every corner of my mouth. I looked in the mirror. It looked like a had guzzled five quarts of motor oil.

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Benedict Arnold Appliances, Adopted Chickens, Romantic Dinners

The other day I was walking past the oven. Janice had something sizzling on the stove top. Suddenly a loud bang echoed through the house which caused Janice to scream. I calmly jumped four feet in the air and assumed a defensive karate position.

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Pregnancy Progression & Divine Firewood

Women in the third trimester of pregnancy are a little bit like turtles. If they get into a certain position, they become immobile and just sit there with their legs and arms swinging around…

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Flying with Toddlers & the Depravity of Mankind

No one has ever groveled like a parent with a screaming toddler on a plane. “Here’s pretzels. Have a cookie. Here’s a bag of sugar. Hey, I got an idea, let’s sing “Baby Shark.’ In fact, here’s Daddy’s iPhone; all yours! Whatever your heart desires, up to half the kingdom, is yours. Just stop screaming.”

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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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