A DADDY MARRIES OFF HIS (2nd) DAUGHTER

A DADDY MARRIES OFF HIS (2nd) DAUGHTER

Becky and I just had the privilege of giving our youngest daughter, Heidi Nicole, away in marriage to a wonderful man, Shawn Lopes. We will now get to be the grandparents of Portuguese grandkids! The wedding took place in Louisville…

Esther's Spending Spree

Esther’s Spending Spree

Not long ago, we sent Esther $25 dollars for her birthday—not a large amount by ay means, the price of lunch for two in Crystal Lake. Esther is our little girl we sponsor through Compassion International in Uganda. She is…

Visiting Our First Church—Again

Visiting Our First Church—Again

Recently, Becky and I were able to take a vacation out to South Dakota, and we were also able to take our oldest daughter, Stacy, and her husband, Andrew. We had a blast! Dairy Queen, the Badlands, an automatic dairy…

Visiting Yosemite: Part 2

Visiting Yosemite: Part 2

Spending Time with John Muir On our recent trip to Yosemite, Becky and I were able to visit a number of locations that the famous naturalist John Muir visited more than 100 years ago. Muir was the Scottish-born naturalist (born…

Visiting Yosemite: Part 1

Visiting Yosemite: Part 1

Being Refreshed in God’s Creation Becky and I recently celebrated 30 years of marriage with a trip to California. We spent two weeks just loafing around in places like Orange County (where I grew up), Yosemite National Park, San Francisco,…