Archive for the ‘The Life After’ Category

Life of a parent

Monday, October 24th, 2005

When I start receiving requests to update our site from the Philipines, I know it’s been too long (thank you Nate and Jessica 😉 ). Our lives have been quite hectic since returning from the cruise…we’ve had soccer practice, soccer games, classes on parenting, parent teacher conferences, my sister’s baby shower in Indiana, preparation for the garage sale of all garage sales (postponed to November)…geesh! What happend to bachelorhood???

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“So how’s the house?”

Monday, September 12th, 2005

This seems to be the question of the hour, so as we hit the 1 month mark I figured I’d drop a quick update. We have certainly been busy with 2 weddings this past month (bringing the summer total to 6), recovering from the flood, Justin starting Kindergarten, and trying to get some assemblance of “normal” in our lives…which we’re still not convinced exists.

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The Great Flood

Friday, August 12th, 2005

Our house under water

Lisa and I have been complaining since we bought our house that we have to pay for annual flood insurance. Our mortgage company requires it because we’re in a “flood plain”. That’s right, a flood plain. In Arizona. Where we get MAYBE a foot of rain a year. We’ve had some choice words to say about this mandate and have even contested it, especially when they made us increase it a month ago. However, this all changed this past Tuesday when our house ended up under water.

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Marriage counseling…already?

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Marriage Seminar

No, not that kind of counseling. Lisa and I are off to our first marriage seminar this weekend with our friends Debi and Randy. It’s conducted by Family Life ministries and is spoken very well of, so I’m quite excited to see what it’s like. We’ll spend tonight, Saturday and Sunday looking at topics such as follows:
-Five Threats to Oneness
-God’s purpose, plan, and power for Oneness
-Understanding: Communication I and II
-Resolving Conflict
Granted, we’re only 3 weeks into our marriage, but what better time to start focusing on Christ in our marriage then the beginning! Stay tuned for an update.