ALEXA!

Every once in a while the clever folks at Saturday Night Live create a sketch which I can actually post on the blog! It’s a snow day here in Alexandria, … Continue Reading →


Super Heroes

One of the parents at my church shared with me that when their children dress up in their super hero costumes, sometimes the children tackle projects with a little more … Continue Reading →


Joshua 1:9

You may find it interesting that according to a popular Bible application, Joshua 1:9 was the most shared, bookmarked, and highlighted Bible verse in 2017.  How popular is this verse?  It’s … Continue Reading →


Christmas Together

For those who know me know that I am a hopeless romantic. I cry at Hallmark commercials. Come on, you know you do too! Or you work hard not to, … Continue Reading →


Ruffling feathers

  While I was working out at the gym recently, my trainer asked, “How long did it take you to finish that set of weights?  My response: “Two ‘Our Father’s, … Continue Reading →


The Tipping Point

  When I was fifteen years old an attractive middle-aged woman sidled up next to me in the parcel pick-up lane and stuck a piece of paper in my front … Continue Reading →


Thank you, Heineken

  Thank you, Heineken, for keeping it real. Peace friends, Chuck   – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Your … Continue Reading →


How do we say we’re sorry?

  I have been thinking about apologies.   It started when I came across a Congressional apology that was made to Native Americans back in 2009. I have always felt … Continue Reading →


My best response to loss

  As I get older I am learning to trust God more and more. God is (thankfully) winning, but I have to say, it has been a hard-fought battle. I … Continue Reading →


Exercising muscles I’d prefer not to exercise

  Monday, March 13th was my brother Brian’s 53rd birthday. He celebrated it in heaven having died eight years ago of a massive heart attack. I immediately thought of Brian … Continue Reading →