Category Archives: human interest anecdotes

“They have a college on Maui?!!!”

http://titaworks.biz/lifestyles-of-the-poor-and-insignificant/maunaolu-college I just heard from a classmate I lost touch with 58 years ago.  News of Kilauea’s eruptions made Nini Fitzpatrick think of the year she and I spent at a junior college on Maui and she tracked me down.  … Continue reading

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Eyewitness: “I died, too.” (Brian Dean)

Jerry and I recently drove our friend Lee (on right), with his wife Karri, to a doctor’s appointment. In the crowded waiting room Lee started describing to someone how he had died and gone to heaven (Lee’s Heaven, yesterday’s post.) … Continue reading

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Johnny Appleseed

Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.  He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.  Psalm 126: 5-6 John … Continue reading

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License to Witness: When “vanity” plates exalt Him

Vanity: excessive pride in or admiration of one’s own appearance or achievements. Vanity plate: a vehicle license plate bearing a distinctive or personalized combination of letters, numbers, or both. I guess the point of posting these custom license plates is: … Continue reading

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The two of us: Jerry (3rd of 3)

One New Year’s Day I woke up and announced to Jerry, “My resolution this year is to be an ‘all-full’ kind of person like you!” “An awful kind of person?” he asked. His humor is deliberate mis-hearing. I tell him … Continue reading

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The two of us: 5,110 days into our honeymoon (2nd of 3)

Jerry had prayed that God would bring him a wife, so when we had our “appointment” (I didn’t want to call it a “date”) on February 3rd, two days after my much-rehearsed “Canwegettogetherandtalk” speech, he assumed I was the right … Continue reading

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The two of us: God was our go-between

FOURTEEN YEARS TODAY!       Jerry: Having been a widower for four years, I felt lonely and began wanting a new wife. I did not take steps to seek her out but started asking God over a two year period to bring … Continue reading

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