ESPN is running a great story on sportmanship this week. In short it was senior day at Central Washington and one of the opposing players hit a home run. In her excitement she forgot to touch first base. When she turned around to go back her knee gave out and she crumbled to a heap. … Continue reading Great Story
Lately I have been walking my dog, Sampson, on the Chaparral in the Village. This has introduced me to a group of people that I would've never met in my normal life, Dog people. Each morning I run into the same people walking their dogs. Some are from our church like Cindy but most are … Continue reading Dog Evangelism
If you like doing laps in the swimming pool, you might want to stock up on the energy drinks before diving in to this one.It is more than 1,000 yards long, covers 20 acres, had a 115ft deep end and holds 66 million gallons of water.Yesterday the Guinness Book of Records named the vast pool … Continue reading Anyone for a Swim?
We had our second Sunday service at Buena Vista yesterday and all was smooth. A couple of thoughts:I love being portable! Seeing everyone involved is a great inspirationOur ministry teams are really dialed in right nowRan out of room and chairs in second service...againTom did a great job with worship!Children's ministry was packed (in an … Continue reading Sunday Thoughts (Monday Edition)
If you have been in the Village for more than 30 seconds you will notice something that is in abundance... rocks. It seems that 2 out of every 3 yards are sporting the zero-scaping method of having rocks instead of grass. Our yard is one of those. Our front yard is completly covered with them … Continue reading Rocks, Rocks, Rocks!
My wife just got home from our Women's event "Refreshed" and it was a huge success. They did it over at the McDonald's house and held a Spring Tea and Art Fair. Let's must say that my wife came home with lots of stuff. She was very supportive of the artists. Anyone got a connection … Continue reading Refreshed a Success
Fridays have become my day off. No need to give reasons except that it works out best. Today was a good day off. Did some yard work, hung out with the youngest, and had lunch with a buddy. With the craziness of the past few weeks it was nice not to be in the office, … Continue reading My Friday
Our Daughter Allie took her first bus ride to school today! She was so excited because Mr. Tom was picking her up in his bus. The aide said that she had a blast. Anytime Allie gets to go to therapy excites her. She loves her teacher and her knowing her bus driver makes it all … Continue reading First Bus Ride
Tomorrow is the last day we have possession of the White Oak hotel property. Our lease ends and a chapter closes in the brief history of The Village Chapel. Sometimes in the situations you get a bitter sweet feelings but honestly I have none. It served us well and I am thankful that God opened … Continue reading An End of a Chapter
Today is Secretary's Day or in the more PC form Administrative Professional Day. Try putting that on a cake. We have awesome help around the office here and most of it is volunteer. Lori and Rayna head up the admin stuff like phones, bulletin, and such while Robyn takes care of the books. We are … Continue reading Secretary’s Day