Last week we wrote about moving my daughter and son-in-law into a new home and how much I, “Packer Man” enjoy moving and organizing things. It caused me to think about how much stuff we all accumulate and why we think it’s important. Seems we move into a new house and enjoy extra drawers and
This weekend our family came together to help my oldest daughter and son-in-law move to a new home. In spite of the rain, we moved furniture and possessions, but more importantly, we enjoyed an opportunity to connect with family and friends. It was just a few weeks ago that we had the same privilege of
What does the word vacation mean to you and yours? Inclined toward workaholic tenancies myself, married to a woman who vacations “like it’s her job,” it’s always a source of negotiation at our house. I am proud of the fact, however, that when we vacation, I vacate. I do insist on one guideline: before we
Having an ex-English teacher for a wife sometimes results in reading assignments–for me. When I left home for my Ruegg brother fishing trip in February, Debi handed me my Kindle, “I uploaded The Alchemist for you, a “must read.” I had actually planned on reading Fishing Key West and the Lower Keys by David Conway.
Often I am asked the question, “How do you listen to the painful stories of so many people and not feel overwhelmed and sad, bringing their sadness home with you?” There are many days when I do return home physically, mentally, spiritually exhausted. Truly, I empathize with the grief and challenges of every client I