Monthly Archives: February 2010

Today’s Young Tart

My eight year old daughter needs a new thong and a padded bra. At least that is what marketers would have me believe. A report commissioned by the Home Office here in Britain indicates that, “Music videos, men’s magazines and … Continue reading

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Feelin’ It

“I just don’t feel anything. It’s like God has abandoned me.” I hear that all too often from people who are being drawn close to the Lord. There is an inborn desire to somehow “feel his presence.” I’m not really … Continue reading

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Hot Lava Monster

“We’ll come back on Monday to put the screed down.” “What’s screed?” “It’s a levelling agent. This old floor is so buckled it looks like its got waves in it.” It looked fine to me. I’d never heard of screed … Continue reading

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Olympic Prayer

O God, we praise you and thank you for the spectacle of the Olympic Games: sport, competition and victory, but also, and perhaps especially, for the unity and fellowship of humankind. Watching the international contests reminds us that, in spite … Continue reading

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Cool Trick

I found this yesterday when I was downloading some pics from the camera. This is son Ben (age 14), an aspiring YouTube star. I hope you enjoy his “cool trick” as much as I did.

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Sweet 16

(Yes, all these little voices are members of the family)

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Snowboard Cross

I’m tired this morning. I was up too late watching the Olympics. I came home from an evening meeting to find my wife watching figure skating. I’m not a big fan of figure skating. My interest ranks up there (down … Continue reading

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Big Ask

“Dad, I need your bank account information and your credit card.” The conversation pretty much ended there. I’m not sure Ben (age 14) really appreciated just how audacious was his request. He was trying to set up an e-bay account … Continue reading

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Pause

I will be back at the keys next Monday February 15… See you then. John

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Snow

I like snow. I realize that my opinion is very much in the minority here in Scotland (I have heard more moaning about the snow in recent weeks than I have cared to hear). I still like the snow and … Continue reading

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