Category Archives: Houseparenting

The Heartache of Houseparenting

It’s 9/11 and I have spent the day in Washington DC walking around and seeing as many of the legendary monuments as I could. I’m tired, my feet hurt, and I’m a bit bummed out. My wife and I were … Continue reading

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My Anniversary

27 years ago my wife and I were married in Ponca City, OK at the Hartford Ave. Church of Christ. Finding a woman who is capable of putting up with me this long is a rare find. I’m sure most … Continue reading

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Loving Enough to Let Go

True love is not selfish. True love will seek the welfare of the one we love above our own desires. It’s been well over two decades now, but I can scarcely think of the event without tearing up. My daughter … Continue reading

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Trust and Commitment

A couple of our girls insisted upon my watching a YouTube video the other day and it is that video that prompted this post. I guess it was just meant to be funny and all, but the perspective some people have … Continue reading

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Crossing the fat line

Yep, this is me a few years ago kicking it with a few of my daughter’s friends. No it wasn’t Holloween, that’s just the way they liked to dress. I’m not judging. But I am judging myself. Look at that … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016

This year Christmas was a lot of fun. With Christmas break, several of the girls we care for have moved on to live with families. This brings mixed feeling because we become so attached that it leaves a hole when … Continue reading

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2016

It’s the end of another year, and since I really don’t do Christmas cards I thought I would give the rundown here. Unlike 2015 which began well and ended horribly, 2016 began horribly and is ending well, at least for … Continue reading

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