I have been married to Jamy for ten years today. If you had asked me eleven years ago if I was about to meet the love of my life, I couldn't have imagined how good things were about to get. Love you, Babe! I thank God for you.
Story time, y'all. I married Jamy in my late 20s. And, considering how many married friends I have and how many weddings I've played as a pianist, I did so surprisingly naive regarding wedded conventions. For instance... the ring. I had always seen guys in movies take 'em off when they washed their hands and … Continue reading Husband #Fail
As you are no doubt aware, Amazon is currently conducting R&D on automated drones that will deliver your order under five pounds within 30 minutes. Personally, I am all for it. But I do have a number of questions... • What if you're not home? • How does it knock on your door? • How … Continue reading Amazon Drones – My Thoughts
I love Aldi. I am a fan. I keep empty grocery bags and exactly one quarter in my car at all times. If you don't know why, you've never been to Aldi. The other day, I stopped for some groceries for the fam. As I was in the checkout, there were three people in front … Continue reading Kindness in a Bag of Chocolate-Covered Pretzels
A few months ago, it was announced at the company where I work that one of our vice presidents was leaving, effective immediately. As I was talking with a coworker, the subject came up. I remarked that I was sorry to see him go, and that I really liked him. Past tense. I got to … Continue reading He Didn’t Die
My daughter yawned sleepily as she started her day. As she began to gain consciousness, a big smile exploded on her face. "I love Mondays!" she exclaimed. "Why do you love Mondays?" I asked with genuine curiosity. See, the other day I felt, well, off. All day. Just couldn't get a rhythm going. Everything threw … Continue reading A Case FOR the Mondays
There is a guy where I work named Raymond. If there are any of my co-workers reading this, you already know about whom I am writing. Raymond cleans up our office. He's there every single day, and does a great job. I only know him casually, but there is something about him that makes him … Continue reading What’s In a Name?
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Since we are now on the outskirts of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I thought I would tell the tale of the one and only time I have taken part in one of these sales as a consumer instead of an employee. Last year, Walmart had an outstanding deal on an Xbox combo. They were … Continue reading Follow the Balloons