The Sudden Vanishing of a Mist

If you haven’t seen her, then it’s almost certain you’ve heard her voice. Some might wonder what was more tragic – the length of her life, or the way it ended. Or maybe the real tragedy was the lost potential that laid before her. If she were alive today, she would be 35 years oldContinue reading “The Sudden Vanishing of a Mist”

The End of the Vacation

Few times in life are worse than coming home from vacation. Sunday night Sarabeth and I walked into an empty loft with two less dogs and two less people┬áthan we had started our vacation out with. Sarabeth’s sister and brother-in-law, who are our best friends, were away on an overseas mission trip for the lastContinue reading “The End of the Vacation”

Tomorrow’s Music

Recently I’ve been going through all of my CD’s, throwing out outdated discs, importing keepsakes from otherwise terrible albums, and keeping the ones that are still listen-worthy. The past few weeks have been filled with a lot of Goo Goo Dolls, Switchfoot, Newsboys, Creed, Aerosmith, Lit… basically all the guys that built the audio bridgeContinue reading “Tomorrow’s Music”

Those Sweet Moments

Ladies and gentlemen, I am proud to announce the arrival of the newest addition to our family, Primrose Ever Toy! (Her middle name is still uncertain.) I’m guessing she weighs in at 1.8 pounds, and is about 9 ” long – shorter than a ruler. No, it’s not James, or Katherine Anne – we’re stillContinue reading “Those Sweet Moments”

Every Day a Hay Day

Common phrases found in the Toy House: “I love you.” “No barking.” “How’s your book?” “Who has to go potty?” “How’s the farm?” …No, we don’t own a farm (nor farm animals; we have three dogs, hence the barking and potty), but we do own an app on our ipad that acts as though it’sContinue reading “Every Day a Hay Day”

The End is – Still – Near

There’s a lot of talk flooding the Web about the End of the World being just days away. My friend and Bible Study leader, Adam has the best response to this: “So the Mayan calendar stopped. The calendar sitting on my desk ends too at the end of December and we’ll keep on going justContinue reading “The End is – Still – Near”