Category Archives: Obstacles

You’ve got choices

I am thinking about going to Pennsylvania to see my wife Diane today.  She is with her parents who are not doing well at the moment.  She will be there next week as well and I will be in North … Continue reading

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It’s not my stuff I’m giving away

The strangest thing happened the other day. Someone sent me a message that they had some toys and clothes donated.  They said if I knew anyone who needed some to let them know.  10 minutes later, Lauren from the Short … Continue reading

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The “After the holidays” Excuse

Lately the “after the holidays” idea has been creeping into my mind.  I feel like I have been using the holiday excuse to overeat.  I almost feel like I am trying to bulk up to go on the television show … Continue reading

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You can find free wifi here

I love it when people park at the front of the church to connect to the internet.  We have wifi at the church that does not require a password.  I always check when I go to other churches to see … Continue reading

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An old man lamenting

I first titled today’s blog, “How did we get here?”, but quickly realized it sounded more like “an old man lamenting”.  I hope you might commiserate. By now, we are all familiar with Black Friday, and the latest unofficial holidays: … Continue reading

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It’s what you do when nobody is watching

It is a lot easier to eat an order of french fries than exercise on an elliptical machine for 45 minutes. Continue reading

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What’s your mood?

The UMC has a fitness tracking program for pastors and their spouses.  Diane and I have a pedometer and an online program that we load our steps and activities to.  Not only does it keep track of our steps and … Continue reading

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