Last Saturday, I ran my first race in about 4 or 5 years.  Not my fastest time, but OK for an old guy.  25:49 was good enough for 12th overall […]

North Carolina

What a blessing to get away, just for four days, and be completely cut off from email, news, telephones, and the usual rhythms of life.  We drove about 540 miles […]

Thank you

I received an email today from the daughter-in-law of one of the home bound members, Minerva, I visit each month.  it consisted of simple thank you, but more than made […]


Boring.  That’s all I have to say.  No one has come to our door, and it’s 7:15.  We might get a few, but I think the Trunk or Treats around […]


Sable our Bassett howled, gazing out the window at a big black dog — mostly Rottweiler — cruising the neighborhood.  It was Timber, from a few houses down who had […]

Legrand Malany

Legrand Malany died last Friday, and I did his memorial service today for a packed house at Lohman Palm Coast Funeral Home (read 70+ people).  Quite a tribute to the […]


Not the Miami football team.  The full time residents of Marineland.  I did a wedding there this past Saturday.  WIth a stunning view of 5-6 foot waves in the background, […]


Lisa went away for the weekend, and I ended up in jail.  It’s been a long, long time since I’ve visited anyone in prison (my vicarage year!), so I was […]

Go Phils!

Suddenly, October’s an exciting month since the Phillies are in the World Series for the first time in fifteen years.  I’ve paid little attention to baseball this year until recently, […]