Category Archives: Family

A tale of two brothers

Anthony’s parents split when he was still in school. His mom took the youngest brother and their sister away, leaving Anthony and Dave with their dad. Actually, Anthony refused to go with her, he knew she was wrong to leave … Continue reading

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Happiness is…

…not a goal. I mentioned in an earlier post that Dave said he was leaving his family because he wanted to be “happy” and I could spend plenty of time talking about why I don’t care for that concept. My … Continue reading

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On being a grownup

Sorry, I’m still living this so it’s what I’m blogging about. The Tuesday that Anthony and I talked with Dave to ask him what in the world he was doing, he made some comment about he had to be the … Continue reading

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New game: what is David thinking?

We cannot figure out what he is doing. He’s given differing excuses for why he has to leave. He told Alison he needed space and time to work on the business. He told the school counselor she was still his … Continue reading

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The fall out of bad decisions

I ran across a blog post from Sheila Walsh today about trust. It’s short and worth your while to read. In there she talks about the lasting affects of having your trust broken as a child. When trust is shattered … Continue reading

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Life is hard

Wow, it’s been a month since my last post. And I haven’t run at all the past 2 weeks and won’t run this week. Oh well, life happens sometimes. A week ago I was washing clothes and unpacking and recovering … Continue reading

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Fun in the sun, with a sporty tam, and haggis pockets!

Saturday was the annual Loch Normal Highland Games at Rural Hill. I’ve been to the games once at Grandfather Mountain and once at Rural Hill. I was looking forward to this year’s games and Scottish Festival and scheduled the date … Continue reading

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Family

We had Thanksgiving at our house this year. The past few years we’ve either gone to a friend’s house or traveled to my family. This year looked like it would be quiet and we’d just spend the day with our … Continue reading

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Get Outta My Face! – review

I picked this up after reading the review on Tim Challies’ blog. My teenager isn’t angry, but he can be unmotivated. I ordered it from Monergism books while getting a Bible study for us to complete this Spring. The premise … Continue reading

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Conspiracy!

I found this over at Mt Hope Chronicles and wanted to share it. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVqqj1v-ZBU&eurl   Check out Advent Conspiracy for more information and ways to get involved.   I’ve been thinking about this myself. I have some gifts for just … Continue reading

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