A few months ago it was easy to be jealous of the Astros — especially with the Royals stumbling into regular losing. Houston made the playoffs 4 of the last 5 seasons, won it all in 2017, this year the AL Pennant, and seem primed to keep winning. But now the team is mired in […]Read more "Paging Tomorrow"
As the Texans broke out to a 24 lead over the Chiefs @cpenn4thewin realized he was the jinx and needed to leave the stadium. $258 ticket aside, he walked out, tweeting a video that the Chiefs could now win the playoff game. And of course the Chiefs scored 41 unanswered points, seven straight touchdowns. In […]Read more "Can I get an AMEN?!"
In college there was a little Mexican restaurant named El Rodeo. It came with the chairs and paintings of every Mexican restaurant — they are a strange national chain. Like its counterparts, chips and salsa were unlimited and the food cheap. A perfect upgrade from my usual 99¢ Totino’s pizza dinner. Their fountain drinks included […]Read more "Dr Wells"
At the corner of I35 and 152 I saw a Target grocery cart. It was a ways from home. I pondered how it arrived there. It wasn’t the wind. Did someone without a car need to carry their packages?… they must have felt out of place too. We all feel this way one time or […]Read more "Out of Place"
“The leading cause of injury in old men is them believing they are still young men.” — Todd Schrivener shared this on Facebook. I laughed… and cringed. I am battling a cold, but I am used to continuing with my normal life. Then this week my body broke and I was bed ridden — while […]Read more "Neti Pot Brain Freeze"
Revelation 12:1-5 In a splendid, but ridiculous, series of events an artist (Maurizio Cattelan) created art by duct taping a banana to the wall. So profound (some said a-peel-ing) the art sold for 120 thousand dollars. On display people began taking selfies with the art. Then, later that week, another artist, David Datuna, approached the […]Read more "The Point"
Luke 2:1-7 Friday morning I volunteered in the school and was reading with a student. It is a fun chapter book about a supervillain who does not want to be bad. The student was impressed he was able to read a book so thick and flipped to the back — Over 300 pages! This was […]Read more "Imagining with God"