Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

B-R-I-A-N D-A-N… I was filling out the box on the marriage license application labeled “Name after marriage.” I paused momentarily and glanced sideways to see if she could see the light bulb now apparently hovering over my head. At least I’m pretty sure it was there; I could feel its warm glow. She was, of course, oblivious. Could I get […]

Out of the Blue

“A true relationship is two imperfect people refusing to give up on each other.” –Unknown


I’m all out of words after my breathless retelling of repeated fails at my proposal or even coming up with a decent plan for one. But all’s well that ends well, right? And breathless I suppose would be the wrong term, especially if you ask the future Mrs. who still claims: “You were so calm that day; I didn’t have […]

Out of the Blue



 I was wildly overoptimistic when I had a realization a month or so ago; I was at peace, I was ready, and I had the faintest inkling of a plan. What could possibly go wrong? It was a drastic, life-altering decision, but, what, me worry? Just poi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Out of the Blue



  Thanksgiving used to be my favorite holiday. The three F’s you need – family, football, food. (You could substitute in feast if you’re so inclined.) It’s also a celebration of faith for my family – faith in God who has provided so much for each … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]


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