Monthly Archives: August 2009

Taylor’s 1st Cross Country Meet

Taylor has joined the Cross Country team at the Middle School.  Beth and I are excited because it looks like he’s finally found something that he really enjoys doing.  This past weekend was their first meet and I was there with camera in hand to capture all the action.

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Reflections on Worship #8 – Cookout Edition

So, tonight was the Community Cookout/Corn-Hole Tournament/Concert at Rittman UMC.  This has occupied a large portion of my time over the last month and I really had no idea what to expect. Thankfully the event went better than I could have hoped for.  We had a large number of people there from both the church [...]

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In a few hours I’ll be hanging out with a few friends and listening to Red play at Musica in Akron.  I’m looking forward to it as I’ve really come to like their music – some great lyrics and killer music.  It’s a little…harder…than some of the stuff I typically listen to – but sometimes [...]

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Community Cookout/Concert/Corn-Hole

So, I haven’t been blogging much lately.  One of the main reasons is that I’ve been busy working to put together a big bash at the church this weekend. This Sunday night, August 30th, from 4:00 until 8:00 the Rittman United Methodist Church will be hosting a Community Cookout at our pavilion in the back [...]

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Taylor & Grandpa’s Road Trip

Taylor and my dad took a little trip down to Dayton, Ohio this past week to visit the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.  They drove down in style in Grandpa’s “sweet ride” and had a great time.  On the way home they also stopped in the Ohio [...]

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Book Review – Mark Hall’s “Your Own Jesus”

Mark Hall is the lead singer of the band, Casting Crowns.  He has just released his second book entitled, “Your Own Jesus’.  “Your own Jesus” is a great read, especially for those that are familiar with the latest Casting Crowns CD, The Altar and the Door. In this book Mark uses stories from his own [...]

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Happy “Birth”-day to 999 Ghosts

One of my favorite rides at Disney is the Haunted Mansion.  There’s something about the concept and the technology that is used that I just love.  It is now 40 years old.  Here is a little look back at the ride and some of it’s history. Here is one of my favorite pictures from when [...]

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Tour Guide or Travel Agent

Travel Agent – someone that suggests where to go, give you information about the place, and tells you to enjoy your trip. Tour Guide – someone that goes along with you on your trip, has been there themselves, has a passion for the trip and all it entails.  Some that stays with you from the [...]

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Happy Birthday to my beautiful wife

Happy Birthday to the woman who still makes my heart race, my knees weak and me happier than I could have ever imagined.  I love you babe!

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The Road Before Us

A week ago today I was driving home from Tennessee through the Appalachian Mountains.  I love this part of the drive as it’s a lot of ups, downs, twists and curves.  It’s also got some absolutely amazing scenery all around.  Talk about the beauty of God’s creation. As I was driving through the portion of [...]

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