Saturday, November 20, 2010
Friday, November 19, 2010
Posted by JJB at 11/19/2010 06:48:00 PM
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
My little buddy boy turned 5 today. He has been so excited, counting the days down for the last week. Stacie took him to Target yesterday to spend some birthday money he received from his Gigi (grandmother). He selected a Nerf gun (about the 10th we have now - the Nerf gun wars are insane in this house!) as his toy of choice. As he walked to the check out line he proudly displayed it, letting everyone who got close to him know it was his birthday and that the Nerf gun is what he picked for his big day. He is the most outgoing of all of us.
Posted by JJB at 11/17/2010 11:10:00 AM
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
I've been working evening shift hours the last week and plan to on through Thanksgiving week while the PM manager enjoys his newborn daughter. My day crew is full with veterans, but the second shift is very new for the most part, so I want to be helpful to them without being the overbearing boss. I think they appreciate the manner in which I approach them and help them.
I actually enjoy the evening hours, too. When working day hours I get home around five or six o'clock, depending on the needs of the day, and might have two or three good hours with the family as we all grow weary and prepare for bedtime. Working evenings, though, allows me to rise around 8:00 AM and enjoy the first four or five hours of the day with them before getting ready to leave for work. It's been a nice change of pace.
Some interesting sites of late:
Reformed Book Shelf A small collection of mostly Puritan writers for loan. The service is free minus the cost to return the books (a couple of bucks) and you can keep the book up to 30-days.
The Heidelblog The weblog of R. Scott Clark, professor of Church History and Historical Theology at Westminster Seminary, CA. Always something interesting popping up. His book, "Recovering the Reformed Confession" is on my "Top 10 Books I Plan to Buy When I Get Some Extra Cash One Day" list. Right now food and shelter seem to be the most pressing needs.
Green Baggins A bit deep for the layperson at times, but a helpful blog from Lane Keister, a Presbyterian Church in America pastor. There are several contributing writers, as well.
Daily Westminster A selection from the Westminster Confession of Faith and Larger & Shorter Catechisms for use in private devotion or family worship. The reading schedule was organized by one of my favorite preachers, Dr. Joey Pipa, Jr.
Posted by JJB at 11/16/2010 11:56:00 AM
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
It was a great first session in the homeschool Spanish co-op for Gabe and Ethan. They got a great introduction to the Spanish language and worked on some fun projects and homework. Today they ordered their lunch in Spanish at San Felipe Mexican Restaurant in Tramway and enjoyed the fellowship of their classmates from the Christian Home Educators of Central Carolina. They are already looking forward to the next session after the holidays!
Posted by JJB at 11/10/2010 02:59:00 PM
Sunday, November 7, 2010
Friday, November 5, 2010
Thursday, November 4, 2010
We had five rain-free days, so we won't complain too much about this one rainy day. Most trips to the beach where we have a rainy day or two find us lounging in the library or walking through the mall. This morning we chose the library, though we may grab some lunch and hit the mall later if the rain keeps up. The forecast has it raining pretty much through the evening, so we'll have to get creative.
Posted by JJB at 11/04/2010 11:27:00 AM