Tag Archives: God’s grace

You ever watch a child run into traffic?

Last month, Traci and I, and our three amazing kids, were on our West Coast road trip from Michigan. During six weeks of travel, we logged 10,860 miles and countless hours of fun with friends and family. It was a … Continue reading

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I’m naming-names.

I’m not usually one to name-names, and call people out publicly for their actions. Today, I’m breaking my own policy because I think it’s time people knew what’s really happened these past six months. I’m sorry if this offends you…actually…I’m really not. Continue reading

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#blessed

Earlier this week, my wife wrote a great blog about the humble blessing of being the recipients of so much kindness from others. (Seriously, it’s short, sweet and worth reading!) I think Traci and I have always considered ourselves ridiculously … Continue reading

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The 3 P’s of parenting: Poop, pee and puke. All in one night.

Before you have children, you are fairly grossed out by most bodily expulsions. For example, the thought of taking a damp cloth and wiping someone’s nasty little rear end is mostly disgusting. The thought of doing that five or six … Continue reading

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Birth and other messy things

At 3am on May 24th, 1974, I started making my wishes for an appearance, known. While they didn’t often do ultrasounds in those days to determine a child’s gender, my mom had that motherly instinct that assured her I was … Continue reading

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Just enough

It’s funny how God teaches us lessons in unexpected ways and places. One day last week I decided to sneak out of the office a few minutes early and play a quick round of 9 at a nearby golf course. … Continue reading

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That’s how winning is done!

My sports-movie-junkie-buddies and I love to debate the place of particular movies in our Top-10 sports movie lists. We disagree on a lot of films (I admit, I think Field of Dreams should be a top-10 all time!), but when … Continue reading

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