Archive | June, 2009

29 June 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Summer Sabbatical Scoop 3

It’s a beautiful night in downtown Buellton! If you’ve never been here, you do. not. know. what you are missing! And I’m not referring to Pea Soup Andersen’s either, though I am fairly partial to The Hitching Post and their Garlic Roasted Artichoke. Anyway, I digress….. It’s a few minutes before midnight. I am at […]

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26 June 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Summer Sabbatical Scoop 2

Wondering where “Summer Sabbatical Scoop #1” is? It’s here, but titled differently. In the last post, I offered that if anyone had a better name for these updates, bring ’em on! Well, some did, and I chose this one. Been two weeks since the previous update. Since then, Josh promoted from 8th grade, meaning we […]

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13 June 2009 ~ 6 Comments

Sabbatical Serenades 1

If you’re savvy to another title for these posts I’ll do once in a while during the sabbatical other than “Sabbatical Serenades”, let me know. I’m open. Couldn’t come up with anything more creative or alliteratorical (is that a word?) alliterative (Thanks David Simkovsky!!). We are almost at the end of the second week of […]

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13 June 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Thoughts About Joey Pullen

On Sunday evening, May 31, I received one of a handful of the saddest phone calls I have ever (and will ever) receive. Joey Pullen, a former member of NewHeart’s Youth Ministries, had committed suicide that afternoon. All the reasons surrounding Joey’s decision and its implications (as is the case with almost every suicide) are […]

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