Parsonage Parables

Little Plastic Cross

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My granddaughter discovered Fused Bead kits. They are little, colored, plastic cylinders that you place on peg boards. After your design is finished, you fuse them together with a hot iron. She knows I like baseball so created a baseball design for me that I use as a coaster. Other common patterns are hearts and […]

Parsonage Parables

Things I Miss

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My granddaughter and I are pretty good buddies. In church on Sunday, she wanted me to hold her while we were standing and singing songs. It made me realize that this was coming to an end. Not next Sunday, but it’s coming to an end. She is going to reach the height and weight where […]

Jan to June 2016

Really Really Promise

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My granddaughter wanted me to pick her up from daycare, so we arranged it with her parents that I would get her the following day.  I told her it was all set, I would pick her up tomorrow. “Do you promise, papa?” “Yes, I promise,” I replied. “Do you really, really promise, papa?” Me the […]

Jan to June 2016

Word for the Year – 2016

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Over the holidays, the city of Sioux Falls transforms Falls Park into a “Winter Wonderland.”  There are lights and lighted decorations on most of the trees and buildings and flood lights turn the waterfalls into vibrant colors. It was great to see this through the eyes of my 3-year old granddaughter.  We drove through the […]