Daddy Diary

Getting Away With It

I have strict rule in the living room–no playing with balls. This rule comes primarily from a single concern. I think one day the kids will be throwing those hard little balls that they get from a gum ball type machine and will break the TV. Therefore, the living room is a ball free environment. […]

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Deciding to Move (The Holy Spirit’s Intervention)

As many of you know I (Jeremy) am in the Candidacy process to become ordained in the ELCA.  As a part of that process I am required to spend an extra year in seminary and do a Lutheran year at a Lutheran Seminary–A kind of Lutheran re-tredding.  I have been providing subtle (or not so […]

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Rite’s Of Passage

Like the ancients of long ago, following in the great tradition of many a fathers before me, I aided my daughter with a rite of passage that has been handed down to us from our ancestors–I took the training wheels off my 6 year old daughters bike. I pumped her tires, adjusted her seat, researched […]

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The Big Green Monster

This past weekend, my family and I had the opportunity to go away to lake Isabella.  We decided to begin our vacation on Thursday and come on on Monday. We left in the late afternoon, which means that we put ourselves in the position of setting up a tent in the dark.  Thanks to the […]

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St. Peter’s By The Sea (funny story)

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to preach at my former congregation St. Peter’s By The Sea in San Diego.  Pastor Marohn was kind enough to give up a Sunday to allow me this opportunity.  Everybody is very encouraging, they laughed at my jokes and I noticed one person swell up with tears, hopefully not from boredom. […]

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The Big Boy Bed

Well Friends, tonight is the second night that my son is spending in his big boy bed.  It is amazing how children are different.  With Caedmon, tell her to go straight to bed and she listens, it has been like this from day one.  She will not get out of bed, for the most part, […]

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