Honorable Mention--Snow This is actually a winter thing, not just a Christmas thing, but Christmas falls in winter, so I had to cheat. Who had such a horrible childhood that they didn't enjoy the falling of snow? Little white flakes cascading through the air, building up and threatening to cancel school. True, now that I'm … Continue reading 10 Christmas Things That Make Me Feel Like A Kid Again
This is one of those stories you're glad happened to somebody else. My friends Dustin and Kim recently put a picture up on Facebook of their 3-year-old spreading smooshed banana all over their giant flat-screen TV. Fortunately, Daddy was at work and had 6 hours to cool down, that way there wasn't smooshed 3-year-old all … Continue reading Bananas, TV, and Parenting
You don't hear a lot of Gay Divorce advocates. Or Open Divorce advocates (how would that work?). Or even Straight Divorce advocates. That's because no matter your orientation, everyone agrees: divorce SUCKS. But it's prevalent, isn't it? Half of marriages end in divorce. It's actually become a common staple of American culture.Thus, Jon and Katy … Continue reading Divorce Sucks. Lock and Key wants to Help!
The knights were all as mighty as the title can assume. Each was charred and blackened from the gauntlet to the plume. The ladies, each as lovely as the one that came before, Each of them an archer, their aim and bravery sure. The dragons, they were bloodhounds, monstrous and vile, Salivating steam, and … Continue reading Three Knights, Three Ladies, and Three Dragons
Yes, you read the title correctly. I'll go ahead and agree with the masses: Martin Lawrence has made some stupendously stupid movies: Big Mama's House, Black Knight, Big Mama's House 2...nothing exactly blockbuster worthy. I think he himself can be pretty funny, but the movies he makes or chooses are trash. But then there's one movie that, by … Continue reading Why I Actually Like a Martin Lawrence Movie
In truth, this post also applies to anyone with friends and family, but the title was long enough. A few years ago, when I was in college, I started dating D, who would become my wife. However, at almost the exact same time, I discovered that another girl had fallen for me (truth is stranger … Continue reading A Quick Note to Any Blogger in Love and/or Marriage
I was playing Harvest Moon on the Gamecube (Christians have a small selection of video games) when Dad told me Grandma B., his mother, had passed. She was the first of my grandparents to leave this world and, twist my arm, I'd say I'll miss her the most. Her death was a surprise because, ironically, … Continue reading The Completed Work
Today, I celebrate two years with my lovely wife. Two years isn't that long (even in today's society), but it's long enough to have plenty of trials. In fact, we just recently overcame one or two emotional milestones that will unlock a few good things in our future. Sometimes it's a struggle, often it's a … Continue reading For my Wife of Two Years
I went fishing with my dad today for father’s day. I’m not much of a fisher, but dad like is and we went a couple years ago and that turned out to be very enjoyable, even if my first two catches were a power line and a stick. Dad had just moved to Lake St. … Continue reading Dad, Are You Watching?
It's amazing what you can tell about somebody from how they buy glasses. My wife recently updated her glasses, and because she works for an optometrist, she has a certain "free" budget. Her coworkers were encouraging her to get some pretty, expensive ones, but she refused. She knew that we were on a tight budget, … Continue reading Considering Consideration