It’s that time again, so here’s a record of all the cities, towns, hamlets, or dots-on-a-map in which I’ve spent at least one night this year. A slow year for sleeping travel was my 2011: Chattanooga, TN Kingsport, TN Lynchburg, VA Nashville, TN Woodbridge, VA Washington, DC cf. 2005/1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.
In keeping with my yearly tradition, here’s a record of all the cities, towns, hamlets, or dots-on-a-map in which I’ve spent at least one night this year: Kingsport, TN Nashville, TN Memphis, TN Rodanthe, NC Tupelo, MS Upperville, VA Woodbridge, VA Washington, DC cf. 2005/1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.
Proving the theory that years in which new children are born to my family are those less traveled: a record of all the cities, towns, hamlets, or dots-on-a-map in which I’ve spent at least one night this year: Kingsport, TN Chattanooga, TN Alexandria, VA Fort. AP Hill, VA Richmond, VA Woodbridge, VA Washington, DC cf. … Read more
Wow. My calendar tells me that today marks the sixth year of this blog’s existence. Postings are hard to come by these days, but none are more fun to write than ones like the post that preceded this one. Six years ago I began blogging as an experiment. Almost nobody I knew had the faintest … Read more
Lucy J. Bridges made her entrance this morning weighing in at 6lbs., 9oz. and 19 3/4″ long. I’m in love once again. Praises to God for his handiwork.
“Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him.” (Matthew 5:1, ESV) Sea of Galilee, circa August 1999 Above is a photo I took on a hillside near the shores of the Sea of Galilee nearly a decade ago. The cross is a shadow of … Read more
It’s been going around the Facebook like wildfire, and even the inoculated among us are not immune. So, here’s my humble contribution to the meme: 1. I don’t believe in randomness. The irony in selecting 25 “random” things about oneself is thicker than Karo syrup, which is my favorite. 2. I grew up about 10 … Read more
Years ago, I used to have great fun at the expense of many a cat with a laser pointer. Fast forward a decade or so, and the fun keeps on burnin’ like a laser:
In keeping with tradition, a record of all the cities (or towns, hamlets, dots-on-a-map) in which I’ve spent at least one night this year: Annapolis, MD Kingsport, TN Las Vegas, NV Lexington, KY Nashville, TN Owensboro, KY Rodanthe, NC Stamping Ground, KY Woodbridge, VA Washington, DC cf. 2005/1999, 2006, 2007.
For all the talk in today’s culture about the “magic of Christmas,” the reality is that it is the very absence of “magic” in the world that gave us need for the incarnation. Left to our own device, we humans dance dangerously about in darkness. Left to our incomplete selves, sin reigns supreme. Only a … Read more