I am happy to see 2008 leave. This has not been a banner year for me. My year began with a trip to Knoxville to bury my mother, who passed away suddenly the morning of December 31, 2007. That event sort of set the tone for 2008 for me. Don’t get me wrong, I have … More Some Year End Thoughts
MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! Today is the day we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ! As I grow older and my relationship with Him matures, Christmas means so much more to me than in years past. So, today that is why I rejoice! However, today is also a time to keep family Christmas traditions and start new … More Making Christmas Memories
This past Sunday I took Rachel to her first Tennessee Titans game at LP Field in Nashville. What a great game! We watched the Titans defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-14 to secure the top seed in the playoffs and home-field advantage. Rachel had said she did not want to go with me because of the … More Titans v. Steelers
As one can imagine, I have been thinking a lot about Christmas over the past few weeks. But my thoughts have not really been so much on this Christmas. Instead, I have been reflecting on Christmas memories. You see, this will be my first Christmas since my mother passed away. My mind has drifted lately … More What is Christmas?
We experienced something very rare in Franklin, TN last night…snow in December. We don’t get much snow at all in this area, and especially not this early. What was really strange about this snow is that Nashville got nothing, while Brentwood, Franklin and other areas south of the city were covered. I love the snow, … More December Snow
The family and I attended the Canadian Brass concert last night at the beautiful Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville. With accompaniment from the Nashville Symphony, the Canadian Brass performed a phenomenal Christmas show. This was my first time seeing them perform live, but will not be the last. The concert began with a Christmas favorite … More Canadian Brass
I am a huge fan of John Williams. He is, in my opinion, the greatest movie music composer of all time. It is amazing to look at the vast number of movie scores he has composed. So much of his work is so easily recognizable and loved by so many. His phenomenal music includes the … More John Williams