Category Archives: Life

Friends

Back in May we had Mike and Anna stay with us for a month. They’re good friends from when Grace and I led the young adult community group at LFCC and they needed a place to stay while in New … Continue reading

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Year 14: End

Today was last day of school and I have mixed emotions. I’m delighted and thankful to have finished my 14th year of teaching, and as always I am amazed at how faithful and loving God has been to me with … Continue reading

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Our 28 Hour Ten Year Anniversary Getaway

This past weekend Grace and I celebrated our ten year wedding anniversary with a quick overnight trip into Manhattan. We stayed at the Marmara Park Avenue Hotel on 32nd Street. With the top floor terrace it was probably one of … Continue reading

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10 Year Wedding Anniversary

Today Grace and I have been married for 10 years. T-E-N years! It seems like a long time from when we vowed our “I do’s” to each other, but it went really fast. From our 1BR apartment in Forest Hills … Continue reading

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Ice Thrower

I did not have fun today shoveling. I was waiting for the snow to stop, and it did after around 1pm, but that’s when it turned to sleet and rain. The sleet and rain compacted the snow and made it … Continue reading

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DIY: Thermocouple

So recently my furnace has been going in and out every three to five days. I’d wake up freezing in the morning which is an indicator that the pilot light was off, so I’d go down to the basement with … Continue reading

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Mugshot

In rushing to get my passport renewed, I ran out last night to get my photo taken at a local CVS. In 2027 I need to remind myself to shave and take my photo in the morning.

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Portrait of Grace

Every week my church publishes a Portrait of Grace in which one of our members shares a short story about how God has been working in their lives, and yesterday an interview of CJ was published. Although I was there … Continue reading

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Jiu-Jitsu Fight Club

I’m on the wrong side of my 30’s, so it was about time that I take up some martial arts self-defense training. One of my few life regrets is not being immersed in martial arts training when I was young … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Snow Tubing

Last week we took a short road trip to the Please Touch Museum near Philadelphia, and then snow tubing in the Poconos. I foolishly didn’t check my GPS’ settings which led us an extra hour through the Holland Tunnel and … Continue reading

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