Friday, November 23, 2007

Philosophy of Football

The Dolphins are stuck in a tuna net, the Hurricanes blew it, the Gators got swamped, I have reservations about the Seminoles, and USF turned out to be a bunch of bulls. So who does the desperate Florida football fan cheer for during the holidays? It is a question that has troubled me for many days, and there are two things that you can do to have some hope of feeling like a winner. 1. Cheer for Cinderella - my pick this year is for Kentucky. Now I have no affinity for KU or their conference, but by cheering for some team in your conference, you end up cheering for rivals, and that makes absolutely no sense. So I picked Kansas as a Cinderella and if they lose on Saturday, I can just pick a new Cinderella. 2. Cheer for a dream - similar to the Cinderella, this is done by picking a team with a good chance of winning maybe even a favorite. This year my pick will be Brett Favre. It is just fun to cheer for the elderly, and in football years Brett is in his 80's.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Me being Thankful

Here is my new neice Pressley happiy asleep in my arms. Now that I think about it I have an uncanny ability to put people to sleep. Maybe it is my spiritual gift! My dad is out in the yard playing catch with Andrew and Mom is hard at work in the kitchen while Justin tries to keep up with her by eating everything she is making. Amy is enjoying the falling leaves, and Abby is working on her babysitting technique.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007


So my brother Justin had a link to the Myers Briggs Personality test over at his new blog, and it has provided hours of fun for our family as we look at the deeper confines of our family tree. I happen to be an ENTJ for anyone who cares, it is in the rational quadrant and others who share my personality traits are the likes of Bill Gates, Margaret Thatcher and Napoleon (Not Dynamite). It suggests my occupation traits tend to be CEO. Others on the list of rationals include some of my heroes such as Abe Lincoln and Walt Disney. You can take the test for yourself here.

Monday, November 19, 2007


Okay, so I am beginning to become a Huckster or whatever a Huckabee supporter will be know as.

Thanksgiving Potpurri

  • GREAT FALL - We had a record day yesterday at church with the highest fall attendance on record. The best I can tell is that we are quickly filling up the space created by adding the Classic service, and Saturday night services will make some much needed room for the Spring.
  • "I Say dear Holmes" That iTunes U has some smashing freebies out there if you like to listen to non copy written literature including many of the classics. Let's just say Sherlock is genius, dear boy, sheer genius. And a right smart traveling companion as well.
  • I had the joy of trying to translate the idea of Thanskgiving to our guests from France yesterday. In hindsight "pilgrim" was probably a bad choice of words, but I thought it funny that they refer to themselves as "strangers" as the best translation of tourist they knew. What a great example they are for us, that even though they don't know the songs, and barely understand the message that they come and worship God with us both on Sundays and Wednesdays. - I love it!
  • I'm Bummed about Jeff and Heather moving, I love those two, and it was an honor for their life together to begin at Cornerstone, and to be so intertwined with ours. They are so awesome and will do amazing things for God in Arizona, or KC wherever they land.
  • Missed Gabe yesterday, the teams did a good job and both Ray (Classic) and Michael (Contemporary) did a great job. I do however look forward to Gabe being back this Sunday.
  • I forgot to line up my fantasy football team yesterday, but they were able to once again snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
  • I cant wait to hold my new niece "Pressley" She is now 8 weeks old and I am sure that she has her mom's good looks and her dad's brains.