The weekend is a blur. We worked hard Saturday morning and then decided to hang out a bit during the afternoon. One of the family phones was dying, so we decided to visit Verizon to explore our options.Off we went to the Westchester store. We played with phones, talked about new plans, debated Droid vs. … Continue reading Crazy Heart And The Verizon Adventure
It took me two days, but I finally finished watching I've Loved You So Long. Let me just give a major shout out to whoever came up with the idea of Netflix Watch Instantly.Word.Trying to relax a bit while folding clothes, I opened Netflix and found it recommended to me by "them", whoever "they" are. … Continue reading Movie Review: "I’ve Loved You So Long"
Today I took Shannon on a mommy/daughter date and saw "Slumdog Millionaire".Wow.Took me by surprise; I had heard that it was a 'love story', and that therein was the appeal. So I expected the girl + boy story to be the focal point. But that aspect seemed almost secondary; the love story was as much … Continue reading "It Is Written"
Yesterday's message at church was on relationships, and our pastor encouraged us all to watch 'Fireproof'. His words were: "It wrecked me."Yeah. It wrecked me, too.I'm still processing. We watched it tonight at small group, and I knew it would be emotional. My kids had seen it in the theater when it came out, and … Continue reading Fireproof
We had a great time at the Leadership Summit. Every year, our church invests some serious money and time in this event; we take a large group to St. Paul's Baptist Church to catch the satellite feed of the conference. Generally, they do a great job hosting us. We consider the two-day conference an invaluable … Continue reading Summit Recap
Highly recommended. I took five second-graders and several of the other kids. Every one of us enjoyed it immensely. One of my favorites. You just gotta love Jack Black. And Dustin Hoffman? Golden. Go on. Do something fun. Take the kids. You'll love it.