Month: September 2016

A Birthday New Year’s Resolution -or- 101 reasons to celebrate

go What a week it’s been! I have 101 reasons to celebrate life right now. Last Friday, my baby girl got married to the love of her life and started that incredible journey called marriage. It was a beautiful wedding, well attended, and pulled off without a hitch. I had the privilege of preaching the charge and officiating the vows, which means I have both given away in marriage and solemnized the vows for all three of my girls. How could you top that? Well, I can’t and I don’t want to. But I can add a cherry on top...

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It’s the Journey, Man! or, Welcome to Walley World, now go home

One of my favorite Hollywood comedies is National Lampoon’s Vacation. I love it because it is such an accurate caricature of life in the American family and because most of us who have been around a minute can identify with the characters and their misfortunes. There is this epic journey to Walley World, with mishap after hilarious mishap along the way, and when they finally arrive at the place of their dreams…     So, I wrote this on my Facebook page this morning… Enjoy the journey, because the destination is often disappointing. With my youngest set to get married...

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