Category Archives: Family

7 years ago today…

On September 10th, 2006, my wife and I decided to get our Northridge, CA house ready to sell and move to Kansas City. On Sunday night, August 12th, 2007, I loaded up our Ford F-150 SuperCrew and headed for Kansas with my wife … Continue reading

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Somebody is not happy!

Talked w/Big A-someone threw rocks through two of the Nissan’s windows last night

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The battle rages

Before I could get on the freeway to leave for TX, I was pulled over and given a ticket for doing 45 in a 35 MPH zone! After I got on the freeway and calmed down, I put in the … Continue reading

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Exactly when did we decide to switch?

I am telling you right now, this is not going to develop into a trend! We spent the entire afternoon centering our life around our youngest daughter! I have to tell you that the change in orbit made me feel a little … Continue reading

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I got nothin’!

Nearly everyone is familiar with the Bible verse that says “bad company corrupts good morals.” My children certainly are. However, I think I have come up with the flip side of that… “Good company can really cramp your style.” After … Continue reading

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Deja vu all over again!

Is there a pattern developing? In my last post, I told you about the similarities of Kimba’s departure last Christmas and her  arrival this year. Well, we aren’t quite finished. I was supposed to pick up my oldest daughter, Bean, … Continue reading

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How quickly things can change

As planned, I drove to Wichita today to pick up a transmission for the Nissan. I don’t really mind these long drives. I get time to think, listen to my favorite preachers on CD, etc. About 30 minutes from my … Continue reading

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My muted version of Halloween

I don’t like Halloween. I used to get grief from my friends at church because I didn’t celebrate it…at all. But now that I have moved to Kansas and don’t really have church friends, I decided to go with the … Continue reading

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Treasure in the boondocks

I lived in Southern California for 31 years. The LA area is theme park Mecca with at least 4 major amusement parks: Magic Mountain, Knott’s Berry Farm, Disneyland and Universal Studios. I am not a theme park kinda guy… About a … Continue reading

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The time has come

In a few hours, my wife and I will take the next big step toward the next season in our life. This trip will be a family reunion, a 50 year birthday celebration (mine), scouting out the new land, a fond … Continue reading

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