My three-year-old grandson ran down the hallway, dashed into our master bedroom, and took refuge in his favorite hiding place - a spot behind my LazyBoy rocking chair. Having just knocked something over in our living room, he knew the noise would bring Poppy to see what havoc his rambunctiousness had wrought. Young Luke sought … Continue reading My Imaginary Friend Did It
After writing my grandmother’s memoirs in the late 1990s, I realized I should start sharing my own stories and personal reflections. A growing number of friends and family agreed as requests to be included in my email list continued to grow, if for no other reason than curiosity as to what “that fool will write … Continue reading 3 + 200 = 92
For all you romantically-challenged gentlemen who struggle to navigate the minefield of expectations that accompanies every February 14th, I have a suggestion. AT LEAST BUY HER A VALENTINE’S DAY CARD! Last Valentine's Day, my wife stopped by the card section at our local Publix supermarket in hopes of finding the perfect Valentine’s card for you … Continue reading The Gentlemen’s Guide To The Do’s and Don’ts of a Valentine’s Day Card
Did you ever consider the word “That” to be romantic? I discovered so just this past week. Or so I thought. My wife serves as editor for my musings on TheBuddyBlog.com. Without her, I would dangle far too many participles, misplace a truckload of commas, and overuse passive verbs. This time, her editing prompted a … Continue reading Isn’t That Romantic?
Mary sat in her office pondering the mission and ministry she had dedicated her life to for the past decade. A growing sense of frustration overwhelmed her spirit. Was she really making a difference? It had become a daily battle - the will to serve vs. the heart-rendering failures. It was time to reconsider … Continue reading Falling On My Face