A Joyous Retreat

Just about to go to the closing ceremonies for our first week of Joni and Friends Family Retreat.  It was a beautiful week.  Praise.  Laughter.  Joy.  The Church being the Church.  I look forward to this all year.  Being with these great families lifts my spirits, and reminds me how awesome God is.  

Finding Zuzu

My son Zach has 32 Zhu Zhu Pets.  For the uninitiated, Zhu Zhu Pets are animatronic hamsters which, when activated, make a variety of noises (coos and purrs, as well as words and nonsense noises) and explore their environment; one can buy a host of accessories, as one would for a real hamster, but they … More Finding Zuzu

Night On The Town

So, I noted on Facebook tonight that I had an interesting experience at Toys R Us: Zach and I went to Toys R Us to buy a video.  From the moment one walks in the door of our local Toys R Us, there are prominent signs inviting shoppers to make donations to support Autism Speaks. … More Night On The Town