Monthly Archives: December 2011

Looking Back

Everybody’s looking back. The Top 5, the Top 10… name it. The end-of-year lists are emerging, revealing the top music, movies, and TV shows of 2011. I always find it intriguing to take a peek at the media choices people … Continue Reading

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Saying Goodbye

Last month I shared with you some bad news we had received– our big dog Jethro had cancer and had only 30 to 60 days to live. It’s been a really difficult process, but we were thankful for the time … Continue Reading

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Christmas Nerd Family

Last week our family was all laying around the couch watching Christmas specials and we landed on the Saturday Night Live Christmas special with one of our favorite sketches, the one where Jimmy Fallon, Horatio Sanz, Chris Kattan, and Tracy … Continue Reading

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Ashley Just Wants Time

Today I walked up into my home office with expectations of working until noon and then hanging out with my kids for the rest of the day. Time got away from me. At 3:30, Ashley came in my office, “Dad, … Continue Reading

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A Little Christmas Contest

Kids are mostly out of school, Christmas is just around the corner… I think I’ll give away some fun prizes! Let’s do a fun little contest. I’ll keep it simple. You LIKE our Facebook page, or subscribe to one of … Continue Reading

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Teenagers and Their Smartphones in 2011

The newest mobile phone numbers are in from Nielsen in their new State of the Media Mobile Media Report for the third quarter of 2011. The results probably won’t be surprising to anyone who hangs out with teenagers. In short, … Continue Reading

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Christmas Cookies

I work out… just so I can eat Christmas cookies! Last night was just the beginning. At about 8:20 Lori and Alyssa began with the “peanut blossoms” that they make every year (a peanut butter cookie with a Hershey kiss … Continue Reading

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Top 5 Films of 2011

What are the best films you saw in 2011? Think about that one for a moment, because your list might vary greatly from the typical critics… I know mine does. This year critics are talking about films like Shame, A … Continue Reading

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Can The World Deal With Tebow’s Zeal?

It’s not often that we hear positive words about Christians on national TV. But Tim Tebow is making a more than a few people scratch their heads and wonder, “Is this whole Christianity thing actually working for this guy?” Those … Continue Reading

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Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Little Lady

Sometimes during the Christmas season, men need a little help understanding what to buy their women! Well, a couple years ago, my friend Matt Furby and I decided that we would help these clueless husbands with some solid Christmas shopping … Continue Reading

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