Archive for November, 2005

For which of God’s gifts are we most thankful? Such questions we typically ask ourselves every year, which is an important part of the celebration of our Thanksgiving national holiday. For me, the answer was easy. “Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.” (Proverbs 18:22) My wife, Nichelle, […]

I Ate It

Posted: 22nd November 2005 by LegoDoug in Family Members, Home Life, Humor, Naomi, The Kids, Uncategorized

NaNi has learned to joke. (As most parents know, this is an amazing and fascinating part of child development.) A couple of months ago she was entertaining us by putting a 1/2-gallon pitcher on her head, and asking herself, “Hat?” and responding, “Noooooooo,” in her songlike voice. A few days ago, we were looking for […]

This afternoon while in another room, I heard my kitchen door slam shut and the sound of little feet (not the littlest feet) go running in and then back out. No crying, so I knew everything was alright. I found out that it was David running into the house to get his Bible. He was […]

After being without any fibromyalgia symptoms since late May, “The Twins”—Pain and Agony—are back with Nichelle. She has had some minor pain this week, possibly connected to the return of cold weather, but we were hoping (and praying) that it would not be as severe as before. Today she had severe pain in her feet, […]

What Constitutes Accidental?

Posted: 8th November 2005 by LegoDoug in Politics, Rants

Here’s the described scenario: Two teenagers, who were being chased by police, were accidentally electrocuted as they hid from police in a power substation. This has led to nightly riots all over France, with millions of dollars of property being destroyed, many injured, and even some innocent people killed. What I can’t believe is that […]

Star Wars: Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination exhibit at the Museum of Science, Boston. Weather Control: Military wants the weather on its side Schemes to Control the Weather Clouded by Failure Natural Disasters: Top 10 US Disaster Worries Tall Buildings: The World’s Tallest Buildings. (If you think you know what they are currently, you […]

Friday night we headed down to the University of Hartford’s Wilde Auditorium to hear Tish Hinojosa—a Mexican-American folk singer whose voice I can only describe as hauntingly beautiful. (This description got me in trouble a few years ago when Nichelle failed to notice the word voice in what I had written.) Tish was accompanied, as […]