Category Archives: Random Thoughts

August is Here

August is less than 3 hours away.  How will August differ from your July experiences?  We are hoping that the utility bills will be lower in August than they were in July.

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Downsizing Does Not Apply to Christmas Decorations

Our first Nebraska Christmas in quite a few years dispelled the myth that downsizing applies to Christmas.  I found myself on a 20 foot ladder and the roof of the house again this year.  I think I will draw the … Continue reading

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Winter

A stark reality hit me today that I am in fact, living in Nebraska again.  I watched our front yard turn from a dark green last week to brown.  Winter is here as we live in a winter dessert devoid … Continue reading

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Black Friday has Come and Gone

Bet you didn’t know that Black Friday was originally named by law enforcement officers in Philadelphia, PA as it described their experiences with crazy shoppers.  At least this is what my wife, the trivia queen tells me.  It was nice … Continue reading

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Attention PCUSA – Israel is not the enemy!

Please take a moment and read this link. http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/open-letter-to-the-presbyterian-church-from-an-iraqi-jew/

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Happy New Year

I’m getting a head start and wishing everyone a prosperous and happy new year!

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Good Article as to Why One Stays Presbyterian

http://christopherjoiner.wordpress.com/2013/09/20/why-i-am-still-a-presbyterian/#comments

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No Mundane Thought Left Behind

Here is an interesting article from the Washington Post.  It shall be interesting in the next five years to see what impact the testing has had on critical thinking skills of our students.,

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In Christ Alone

The link to the article in Christianity Today Discusses the concern over “In Christ Alone” a song that has been sung in a number of Presbyterian churches that I have attended is not “theologically sound” because of the words “wrath … Continue reading

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Pharisees

Watching the news has become a real chore: what with all the confrontations, opposition and polarization to just about anything. It appears to this writer that there is more effort expended to challenge and oppose everything in the name of … Continue reading

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