Monthly Archives: September 2015

Record Store Risky Purchase: Teraphonic Overdubs by Chris Joss

I make it a practice to support our local record shops here in Kalamazoo, MI, be it Satellite Records or Green Light Music.  Browsing helps.  Buying something helps, too, so I make it a practice to buy something whenever I stop.  Thankfully … Continue reading

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Saturday Walk

We went on a walk Saturday.  Dad and Martha came to town.  Our children call them “Oompah” and “Granny Red”.  I’ll let you guess who’s who. Weaving through the woods is a paved trail of a certain width and a … Continue reading

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Labor Day 2015

I think about my Grandpa June today. He was a true laborer who helped build and support the infrastructure of Metro Detroit. His world was Contractors Steel, Gradall, Vacall, and Lincoln arc welders. He was a very talented mechanic and … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons You’re Ready for Them To Go Back to School

Listen, I love my kids.  I also love my wife — a great mom who loves our kids but is ready for school to start before things get ugly.  Here are some sure signs it’s time for those School days, school days… dear … Continue reading

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Chase Character, not Cash (Lectionary/Proverbs 22:1)

One of my favorite scenes from NBC’s The Office is in episode 220, Conflict Resolution, where cold cases from the HR file are dealt with in the open air.  Just like in real-life office environments, the employees of at Dunder Mifflin filed complaints … Continue reading

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