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#41 When Things Go Right

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year.  We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us.  We […]

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When Things Go Right

One doesn’t have to search too hard to be reminded that our world is broken, that horrible things happen on a pretty regular basis. In fact this was a topic of discussion in one of our Thursday night meetings a month or so ago.  Matt shared the story of a family that he had encountered […]

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On Video Replay In Little League Baseball

I was watching the Little League World Series last night when the game was stopped for video replay to get a call correct.  A few pitches later the game was stopped again.  Then again.  It happened frequently enough that it really started to take away from the game.  During one of the long pauses I […]

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Parenthood, or Weird Things That Happen in the Middle of the Night

Being a parent is a wonderful thing, truly. It is also, however, filled with all kinds of strange and frustratingly unforeseeable occurrences, which keep you just off-guard enough as to create an almost pervasive anxiety. I can’t decide if that makes it sound better or worse than it actually is. Two nights ago, at about […]

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Your Favorite Posts In July

So we are changing things up a bit this month, instead of making a list of simply the top posts, we have broken them down and listed the top posts by author.  The “other” category consists of group posts, weekends, and guest writers.  If you are new to the site, this is a great way […]

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The Johnson and Johnson Effect

Some unseen muse has taken to peppering my wife, Sara, with random fits of motivation. Sometimes, it’s motivation to clean the house from top to bottom or motivation to re-organize entire rooms, move furniture, bake some new dessert, re-fold all of my t-shirts, or construct a contraption out of popsicle sticks, an old dish towel, […]

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Shoulder

I live in a two-story house. My wife and I live on the first floor and our kids live on the second. You know the one thing nearly all two-story houses have in common? Stairs. You’re still tracking with me, right? In fact, stairs are essential to the two-story house, as they provide access to […]

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