The older I get the more pronounced my pet peeves are. Airport terminal gates that have half as many seats as the number of seats on the airplane is a big one. You’re supposed to arrive early, but there’s nowhere to sit. Carry-on bags that slow passengers down…waiting for a checked bag…slow traffic…loud public phone … More Pet Peeves
In 1954 Annie Wilkins embarked on an impossible journey from Maine at the age of 67. She had no money, no family, and she had just lost her farm. Her doctor had given her about 2 years to live. But Annie wanted to see the Pacific Ocean before she died. She rode her horse and … More Got a Map?
I’ve been to a few churches this year that don’t have a worship leader and struggle with where to find one. It’s a hot topic among normative size churches, and no one has a good solution. As the older generation of worship leaders are retiring, there doesn’t seem to be a pool of younger ones … More Help Wanted
Americans celebrate Independence Day with traditions like barbecues, fireworks, and watermelon. Another tradition that started in 1916 is Nathan’s Famous Hotdog Eating Contest in New York. The challenge is simple: eat as many hotdogs and buns as you can in 10 minutes. Joey Chestnut is a legend, having won 15 of the last 16 competitions. … More Too Much of a Good Thing