Category Archives: Work

Coworkers

I stayed with Tim and Young Chase for the two weeks while I was in Colorado Springs. Both of them work at CBS. Tim saw my little red chair and remembered one he had in his garage that he inherited … Continue reading

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Working the Both

I was in San Diego to help work the Awana booth at the Children’s Pastor’s Conference. My good friend Nicole designed and organized it and did an amazing job. There were six of us on the booth crew — Daniel, Margaret, … Continue reading

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30 Years

I earned my degree in Bible and Theology from Moody Bible Institute in the summer of 1981. For the rest of that year, I had a part-time job as a librarian at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. I’d been … Continue reading

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The Key Incident

It was Saturday. I’d spent the last three days serving in the Awana booth at the Children’s Pastors’ Conference in Orlando — most of the time heavily medicated to dull the symptoms of a cold. And I’d spent the last … Continue reading

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Retaining Wall — Before and After

Before and after Joshua came to visit, that is. This summer’s major project was rebuilding the retaining walls in my backyard. It didn’t take nearly as long as rebuilding the fence a couple years ago, but minute-for-minute, it was a … Continue reading

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My Notes from Five Recent Meetings

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Finally

It took me the better part of two months, but it’s finally done. My nephew Joshua did much of the work on the first third. My neighbor Jim helped me with the section that borders his yard. We had one … Continue reading

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Yes I Did

Four years ago, when we bought this house, the inspector told us we needed to replace the fence around the backyard. We've been putting it off and putting it off, but we can put it off no longer. Several of … Continue reading

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Random Bit #4

One of my jobs is to review doctrinal statements for potential missionary candidates. Occasionally, an individual will write something that doesn't sound quite right. For example: In the Old Testament, God is described as a God of mercy and a … Continue reading

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The Queen Excepted, Of Course

In a lesson I was editing today, there was the following sentence: I need to be patient when my kid brother wants to hang around with me instead of throwing a royal stink. One of the reviewers circled the last … Continue reading

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