Tag Archives: taking time

Day 269: Feed

I like to cook, and I love to have my family gathered together around the table for dinner. We eat family meals more nights that not, but schedules being what they are, there is always at least one night a … Continue reading

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Day 259: Frame

I pulled one of those last, remaining boxes out of the basement today and got it unpacked. The box was filled with framed pictures–I intentionally brought those pictures up here to this house (rather than leaving them in storage with … Continue reading

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Day 243: Clean

No, not household cleaning. Something far more fun. I had an amazing day outdoors today. Some friends from Atlanta spent the long weekend in North Carolina climbing in Linville Gorge. We met up with them today to climb at Table … Continue reading

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Day 229: Tour

I took the kids on another Sunday field trip–this time, quite literally to a field, on top of a ridge. We went to Grayson Highlands Park, just over the line in Virginia, and just a couple of miles away from … Continue reading

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Day 227: Tarry

OK, here we are–it’s the last weekend before classes start, for me and for my kids. I know there are things around my house that need my attention, but I think our time will be better spent between now and … Continue reading

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Day 224: Lunch

Back in Atlanta, my campus was over twenty miles away from my home. It made for a long drive in, and a long drive back. It also meant that in a lot of ways, my life on campus and my … Continue reading

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Day 181: Liberate

Tonight I was in the middle of writing a rather self-reflective blog entry when suddenly, I was called to action: something big was rustling about in the trashcan outside. My wife brought me around to the side of the house … Continue reading

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Day 164: Prepone

Sure it’s a word–go ahead and Google it. I’ll wait for you here until you get back…. OK, outside of the three weeks I spent in India about a decade ago, I haven’t actually heard anyone use that word, but … Continue reading

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Day 108: Observe

OK, I know I’ve “looked” already, but I have that other kind of “observe” in mind right now. I was raised Catholic, but I think it’s safe to say: I’m not one now (I actually had a priest declare me … Continue reading

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Day 88: Recoup

Today’s posting sounds suspiciously similar to yesterday‘s entry. I had another day eaten up by a seven hour event–this one was a sporting competition in which two of my three children were competing. I was up at 5:30am, cooking breakfast, … Continue reading

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