In first grade, our teacher asked us to pen a letter to Santa for Christmas.
She asked us, “Name one present you would like Santa to bring you for Christmas.”
Then we were to write a letter to Santa, who, according to her, lived at the North Pole, and tell Continue reading
I’m not sure who come up with this term “Black Friday” but I am definitely not for it. To me, Black Friday is rather devious and I know the only purpose is to get their teeth into my money, which is a sacred area to me.
When it comes to Continue reading
It was a pre-Thanksgiving evening and the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were enjoying some hot cider tea. Nothing goes down quite as nice as a hot cider tea.
It was rather a quiet evening and I happened to glance over at my wife and saw her staring Continue reading
This past week the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage said to me rather casually, “I guess you know today is November?”
She’s always joking with me and I assumed this was one of her jokes.
“You can’t fool me,” I said quite sarcastically, “I know it’s October.”
With that, she Continue reading
The only person who asks more questions than a lawyer is the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. I am not saying that questions are bad, at least not all of them. What I am saying is, some questions can be trick questions.
To know the difference between a legitimate question Continue reading
One of the passions that I really do not have is going to yard sales. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage is another story.
It is my sincere belief that yard sales were created with her in mind. There is not a yard sale within a 150-mile radius she does Continue reading
Welcome to my heart and please, excuse all the clutter. I’m in the process of renovation. Watch out for that first step, it’s a doozy. Even I trip over it. It’s all of my mistrust. Slowly but surely, I’m getting rid of it.
Have a seat on the couch. You Continue reading
Have you ever had the feeling that any good deed you try is counteracted by a good swift kick in the pants?
I recently grabbed a quick lunch at a local restaurant. I don’t like eating at fast food restaurants, but, occasionally, I don’t have much choice. Then, once in Continue reading