Monthly Archives: July 2011

Update on the Twins

We went to the doctor’s office on Wednesday with unwarranted anxiety. We had read too many books that had given too many scenarios of what could happen, both good and terrible. One such scenario included the Vanishing Twin Syndrome. Awful. … Continue reading

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Week 10: Somewhere between a grape and a plum.

I think it’s interesting that all the baby tracker widgets seem (you know, the ones that track your baby as it develops) to be comparing the little ones to fruit.  Fruit.  I’m not sure exactly why this weirds me out … Continue reading

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Captain America: A Review

I went to see Captain America yesterday with some of my boys. Out of all the comic book movies that have come out I am probably most unfamiliar with the stories of Captain America and Thor. My expectations weren’t too … Continue reading

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Blessings never cease.

Graham has been asking me to write for a few days now (well a week or two rather) and I suppose it seemed to me that if I actually WROTE words on a page and then posted them for the … Continue reading

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Why I Study Languages

My current Masters program is heavy on languages. It has over five semesters of Biblical Hebrew along with classes in Greek, Syriac, Aramaic, Modern Hebrew, and other comparative Semitic languages. People assume that I must be naturally gifted in languages … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List

I am usually overly ambitious in planning my reading for any season. This is usually exacerbated by the anticipated lack of required reading for classes. It is, however, better to aim high because in the words of Brother Dave, “you … Continue reading

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Two in the Quiver

Right before I left for Israel I found out that my wife, Susan, was pregnant. In some ways it was horrible timing given that I would be away from my wife for the first couple of weeks. The LORD has … Continue reading

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