Category Archives: Pets

Farewell to Soapy

Most of our Sunday had come and gone.  It was a leisurely one for a change, the way God intended it, our day of rest.  We had attended church that morning, come home and had a simple lunch, and then … Continue reading

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Fishy Explosion

Over the years, my wife Katrina has been a big advocate of having fish aquariums in our home.  We’ve had several different aquariums over time, including small ones in the kids’ rooms as well as our large one in the … Continue reading

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Replaced

Occasionally, but not too often, my work transplants me to places far, far away.  When this necessity for air travel jerks me up from home and drops me into places unforeseen, it is not only cause for alarm in my … Continue reading

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Possum Stew

Ahh, a three day weekend, a grand opportunity to enjoy an extra day away from work to do…whatever.  The exodus had begun as the masses of people lined up with their boats and campers to head out of town for … Continue reading

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A Walk to the Park

Loony, insane, kook—words synonymous with those lacking good sense.  On occasion I’ve accused my wife Katrina of possessing some of these attributes.  Sometimes it’s for good reason, but at other times I’m keenly aware that it’s just because God gifted … Continue reading

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Burritos and Frog Food

No one else has stirred yet.  I’ve been in my element for some time now, those early morning hours when things are quiet, when whatever noise that is being made in the house is caused by me.  I keep it … Continue reading

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Up on the Housetop

The canvas is white and no color has been added to the painting yet.  As the scene is laid out, the Painter adds some tall, leafless trees to the landscape, hundreds of them.  In the midst of the trees, the … Continue reading

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