Nobody Is As Good As Their Selfie

I must confess I am not up to date with the latest technical gizmos. So much technology is around today that I believe most people have really lost their identity. I do not think they will soon recover.

I am not against modern technology; I simply cannot keep up with Continue reading

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ISN’T THIS A BIG DEAL?

Hi! I just got back from the grocery store and boy is my checkbook tired. I mean I just spent $4,988,677 at the grocery store! Now that I have groceries, I have completely lost my appetite! Do you know what I am saying? 096I went there to get a few Continue reading

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Drink Deeply

It started out like a regular Communion service at church. Maybe I shouldn’t put it that way. Makes it sound routine and boring. Nothing about what Communion reminds us of is routine and boring.

Let’s say, it began in the traditional manner. The pastor recited the words about Jesus and Continue reading

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It’s Hard Being a Gentleman in Today’s World

The week was going quite well until I ran into Ms. PC. I know a thing or two about language and words, but I still am flabbergasted when it comes to the latest PC. I think somebody ought to do a weekly update on this aspect for us who are Continue reading

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If Everything Goes Right Something’s Wrong

It was a week when everything went just the way I had planned. It is hard to express your feelings when something like this happens because it rarely happens.

The infamous To-Do-List from the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage was completed to her ecstatic satisfaction. That never happens. In fact, Continue reading

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People, after All, Are Just People

I believe many people put too high importance on certain people as if they were special. Everybody wants to be considered special, but then if everybody is special then nobody is special.

Whatever anybody else thinks, I am growing weary of celebrities. We have a terrible, incurable disease in our Continue reading

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The Thing I Miss Most About Summer

Summer is over and winter is beginning to give us her cold shoulder. The only way I can really handle winter is the hope of summer coming again in all her warm embraces. I can only take the shivers for so long.

In our home, there is a divide over Continue reading

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Closer Than My Cell Phone

Traveling, especially by air, is not my favorite pastime. I know some people who just delight in flying from one point to another point. If you would count all of those people who do, I would be nowhere on that list.

Recently I had to travel involving changing planes, which Continue reading

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Cleaning up Messes, Parsonage Style

Throughout the glorious years of our marriage, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly has had few disagreements. I suppose I could count them all on my one hand, but I am not sure if it is my right hand or my left hand so I will just Continue reading

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A Severe Case of Yuckitis

My schedule recently called for me to do some travel involving airplanes. I am not a fan of airplanes, but airports are something else altogether. They seem to be like a mall. Whatever you want, you can find it in an airport. The bigger the airport, the more you can Continue reading

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What did the bugs do before I came?

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly finally exercised our right to a vacation and planned for a whole week to spend with our son and his family. Preparing for a week vacation takes about six weeks prior to the vacation and then six weeks after the vacation Continue reading

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Carry Out

Does your dog like carry-out food? Or is it called takeout? No, I don’t suggest he eat people food. I ask if your dog prefers to eat his dog food out. . .? Can someone explain to me why my dog feels it necessary to get a mouthful of his Continue reading

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It Was a Shoofly Pie Celebration Weekend

People ask me questions all the time. Some of those questions I can answer, some I cannot answer and some I will not answer. I wish people would ask me questions I could answer and look good about it. However, it never happens.

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage asks Continue reading

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Two Words That Changed My Life

This week is a hallmark in the lives of the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and me. Forty-three years ago this week, we began a journey that has just become better with each year. That is the benefit of marrying up.

Getting married was not something I had put together. Continue reading

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A Year Older but Not That Much Smarter

I think I am in a rut. No matter how hard I work, I do not seem to be getting any further along in life. Could it be that somewhere in my past, I peaked and did not realize it? If so, I wish I knew about it so at Continue reading

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