Do you ever just stand there with your mouth hanging open, and don’t know what to say?! Maybe it was a very good thing, or a very bad thing, or a surprise (which can be good –an unexpected check in the mail– or bad–a flat tire!). Zechariah prayed for a son. Years later, when Gabriel … More Do you ever get struck Mute?
I stumbled across this show on Amazon Prime. I’ve been binging. It’s hilarious. Its called Corner Gas. Based on comedian Brent BUTT, yes that’s his name, gotta have a sense of humor– it’s a sitcom of a small, very small town in Saskatchewan. The boonies of Canada. In between my prayer calls, one weekday mornings … More Up All night with the Canadians. #CornerGas
I admit, the beginning of this movie seemed a little slow. But that’s because I needed to slow down. This movie takes place in a rural village in Africa where the pace of living is much different. The people there are more grounded; they live in harmony with the cycles of the seasons. They need … More The Boy who Harnessed the Wind. #MovieReview #BasedOnTrueStory
As much fun as it is to settle in with an historical novel and picture how life was then, I can’t help but think of a very human necessity. The toilet. The Story I am working on now starts in NYC in 1917. By then, rich people having new houses built had indoor plumbing. But … More Outhouses and Soil Men: Toilets in NYC 100 years ago #history
We have a new addition to the Porter household, a water cooler. I seldom jump on fads and trends but I couldn’t resist this one! On sale at Bed Bath and Beyond for 30 bucks, how can you go wrong? The center cylinder is supposed to be filled with ice, but Mr Murphy ( aka … More At the water cooler for home use. #water
When my son was in elementary school I taught him one secret about tests. The answer to write down is not necessary the best answer or even the correct answer. It’s the one the teacher wants. For example, if the question “Who killed President Kennedy?” is asked, write down “Lee Harvey Oswald.” Although time and … More The number one way to pass a test. #test
It took decades, but the old tapes in my head are finally gone. I hope it does not take this long for other folks! I’m not sure why I had to go on this path, but lead on, Lord. Life is starting to make more sense because I have different ideas in my head, a … More I changed the tape in my head #tapes #listen #hear