Change My Attitude, Please!

Recently I met Mary Jean, an outgoing forty-five-year-old who has a graduate degree from the University of Difficulty. "I'm so short," she laughed as she reached up to shake my hand, "that they gave me a periscope with my driver's license." As we talked I noticed that...

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Hard Rock Ice-Cream Cafe

The Sunday before leaving on our Eastern Canada vacation, my children had been invited to play for the Sunday morning services at a local church. Naturally, we were blessed by our children's music, but we were doubly blessed by the terrific sermon that we were also...

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The Modem Bill

The story begins the day I tried to install a particular internet service on my computer. It didn’t take me long to discover that I didn’t have the right plug on my PC for the necessary modem, and it was clear that I would have to go with a different internet...

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White Out

They probably call it ‘white-out.’ We were up there in a ridiculously tiny plane, totally engulfed in white cloud. We were utterly dependent on the expertise of the young man in the pilot seat.I felt as though some one had typed me into the cloud and then gone over me...

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Running on Fumes

Matt 16:8 "You of little faith, why are you talking among yourselves about having no bread?" NIVIt was early on Wednesday, July 28th, 2004, when we hitched up our trailer and left our "home" of the past three days in L'Anse-aux-Meadows, at the northern-most tip of...

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The PortaPotty

Phil 2:5 "Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus. "NIVCamping is fun, but it also offers a lot of different responsibilities, especially when you use a tent trailer. One of those extrinsic tasks is cleaning the portapotty, or in other words cleaning...

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