We got a whiteboard a couple weeks ago. I wanted to help give Kris things to do and help her progress thru the day. It’s on the side of the fridge. It seems to work well for the most part. I put reminders about who might be coming over to visit, what time I’ll be […]

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That’s the word for the day: Confiscated. According to research, one of the telltale signs of the progression of Alzheimer’s is, obviously, losing things. Kris has been misplacing and losing things for quite awhile. But these las 6 weeks or so she has progressed to a new level. She has been accusing our son, Zach, […]

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I saw it coming

2016 has been a tough year. A year of denial for me. A year of not wanting to admit the truth. It started in 2014ish, when I noticed Kris, my wife of 30 years, was doing some odd things. I noticed little things at first, like words she couldn’t remember, or losing her thought while […]

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Still a Real Dad

Recently I moved on from being a Youth Pastor in our church to becoming an Executive Pastor. I have been blessed with so many posts and pictures by the teens of our youth group and wrote about my experiences in being a Pastor Dad. I am so thankful to the people that made this possible […]

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The “A” Team

I am a Pastor of a Youth Group and I spend a lot of time finding just the right Mentors for my teens. God brought 2 people into my life over the last 3 years and recently, I have said goodbye to them. They were my Worship Leader and my Youth Director. It’s hard to […]

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Saying Goodbye

Been saying goodbye to a lot of people lately. I was in the Army for 20 yrs and said goodbye a lot. It was different then…I was the one leaving. Now that I am a Youth Pastor, I spend years building into teens and young adults and then have to say goodbye. Lately I have […]

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