Liam & Duncan’s Thoughts About Mommy

One of the things I did for Jana's birthday was to ask Liam and Duncan some questions about their mom. I got the idea from a recent Steven Furtick message when he shared a questionnaire his wife gave to his two sons about him.A nice way to celebrate Jana's birthday, and highlight how amazing she … Continue reading Liam & Duncan’s Thoughts About Mommy

Answered Prayer (We Have A Minivan!)

ME: (answering iPhone) Hello?ANONYMOUS: Hey Robert, what are you doing?ME: Just working on what I'm going to say for baby dedications tomorrow.ANONYMOUS: You want to go shopping?Where to start.My first thought is of Liam. His childlike faith challenged and inspired me. His simple prayers of asking for a new van, one that had a dvd … Continue reading Answered Prayer (We Have A Minivan!)

Eleven Years In [Video]

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We Need A Minivan

Jana and I own, and drive, a 1992 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight. I was an underclassmen in high school when this car came off the factory line. It's old.Don't get me wrong, we have been grateful for this car. When our previous car died, during the morning rush hour on Dodge Street, we were given the Oldsmobile … Continue reading We Need A Minivan

The RID Project: More Clothing…and Pride (Update #16)

Almost all my clothes fit in one-fourth of my closet space.Another week, another round of getting rid of clothes. What's happened is the space I have in the closet, and dresser, have opened up immeasurably. I've gotten rid of some hangars as well, because they are just there taking up space.An interesting thing with this latest … Continue reading The RID Project: More Clothing…and Pride (Update #16)

Mentally Out Of It

In recent days I've realized that my mind is so focused on the Online Campus launch, that I'm losing track of things. Sometimes it's comical, while other times I go into panic mode.A funny thing happened on Tuesday. We are a one car family. Jana had a meeting at the church that morning, so I … Continue reading Mentally Out Of It

The RID Project: My Version of Golden Boy (Update #12)

A t-shirt I've had since high school.Before this post starts, some context. A clip from my favorite episode of Seinfeld.Some t-shirts last longer than they should. And even when they should be retired, we hold onto them because they have lasted so long. They take on sentimental value.One of my t-shirts I have had since high … Continue reading The RID Project: My Version of Golden Boy (Update #12)

"Downwards is the only way forwards."

I don't think there has been a time in my life where I have been more efficient with my schedule. And yet I still feel overwhelmed by the wave of work and life that is coming over me.One month from today the Online Campus officially launches. What is there to do before then? Everything. An … Continue reading "Downwards is the only way forwards."

Hatter’s Dozen 2011: Videos

YouTube videos are viewed 2,000,000,000 times in one day, so there are a lot of things to watch online. And, I don't nearly get around to watching all of them. Every day brings some new *viral* video that is a must watch, until the next day.Here are some of those so-called viral videos I came … Continue reading Hatter’s Dozen 2011: Videos

The RID Project: Christmas Traditions (Update #10)

This year's family ornament.I've already written about The RID Project affecting one aspect of our family Christmas, but it affected a number of other things as well with the holiday season.Jana and I are cognizant of all the stuff we have, which is part of the reason we have been trying to get rid of … Continue reading The RID Project: Christmas Traditions (Update #10)