Category Archives: Daily Life

Casulty of Nerf Wars


This morning. At 7:34am Even though there was no school (To honor Cesar Chavez) I awoke to a gentle tapping on my left shoulder. The form of my darling daughter Asking me If she could have Strawberry Frosted Mini-wheats. Which …

Jesus Playing Soccer


Jesus and the World Cup Today, we had a staff lunch whose theme was “The World Cup.” There were soccer balls and vuvuzelas on the tables, along with different flags from different countries that are really good at soccer (no …

Getting Car-Jacked. And cup-jacked.

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1. Why Stealing Doesn’t Pay In the time that we’ve lived in our house, we have always parked one car in the garage and one car out in the driveway. In that time, the car in the driveway has been …

My Rough Day

Tourists walk past a Bank of America banking center in Times Square in New York

My Rough Day I had a rough day, financially speaking. It started out at 10:13 am when Bank of America Fraud Department called to tell me that there was suspicious activity on my card. The agent on the phone kept …

My Birthday Present to Myself


Happy Birthday to Me This birthday, I decided to give myself the gift of less of me. I know, I know, most people are dying for *more* of me mainly because I am just that awesome. But I would like …

Nice view


The back drop of the chapel where I am speaking these next few days. Gorgeous.

Life Plan

Life Plan

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Best Best Friend. Ever.

TIeche Wedding saturday July 5  San Jose CA June, 2003 .

Happy Birthday, Jon! A picture from our younger days when Jon was the best man at my wedding back in 2003. He’s still the best man I know, and has been for the past 17 years we’ve been friends.

Top 10 Moments of Sept. 14th :: Part I


Number 10 I went out to Angelo’s Italian Kitchen for lunch. Really good pizza. Number 9 Nicole asked me to help find some photos to print out for Justus’ “All About Me” project for school. As I was rifling through …