Category Archives: thanks

A Day to Be Thankful to God

Satan put a bag of KitKats on the table inside the front door of the Short Gap Volunteer Fire Company. Actually, Luke Harrison put them there, but when he did so I told Luke those were my kryptonite. You can … Continue reading

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Cleaning up my mess

The Short Gap Volunteer Fire Company has been hosting wrestling events. Being that I have 45+ years of food experience, I have headed up the concessions for the events. That is where the department makes their money. After the wrestling, … Continue reading

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Seasons and the season that never ends

My wife Diane is in Myrtle Beach this week….again. Brenda Long is running on the ambulance…again. Weekly church dinners will soon begin…again. Diane’s beach days are coming to an end for the summer because our little beach house is rented … Continue reading

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Washed away

This morning I was standing on the edge of the shore in Myrtle Beach. A couple was walking the shoreline and as they drew near I stepped back to let them pass. After exchanging head nods, I stepped forward again … Continue reading

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Memories of loved ones

Yesterday I was cleaning out a freezer and there were things that needed pitched in the trash. Most of what needed thrown away was in ice cream tubs. I always save broth, ham scraps, etc from our Wednesday dinners to … Continue reading

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Every little thing we do for the Kingdom of God

A few of us have been making 1 pound peanut butter eggs at the church. I say 1 pound, they are about a pound. Some may be a half an ounce to an ounce light depending on how thick the … Continue reading

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Loving us through it

Sometimes I have to suppress my humor. Other times I realize later I should have withheld my humor. This morning I almost wrote on Facebook, “All church activities will go on as planned today in spite of the nearly foot … Continue reading

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Live for Little Moments

For the last eleven years I have been blogging about things in my day to day life and for the last ten months, day to day life has been different. It seems like I mention ambulance calls a lot in … Continue reading

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Blessed

Some days I sit in the pastor’s office at Wesley Chapel Short Gap (which is currently occupied by me) and cry. Today is one of those days. Today I begin my 12th year of blogging. I so appreciate Amber Tracy … Continue reading

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Everyone we meet

I am reminded, as Diane had tears in her eyes this morning (and I hid mine) when he drove off to work for one last time in Short Gap, that everyone with whom we cross paths has some sort of impact on us. Continue reading

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