Tag Archive | northern pines

We Finally Have an Answer

We Finally Have an Answer


Do you and your family always get asked that same question over and over again? You know what I mean. No? Ok, I’ll give you a few examples. Some friends of ours were dating for the longest time and of course the question they got asked all the time was, when are you getting engaged? […]

It’s All Good

It’s All Good


Well, I haven’t written a blog in over a month. No clue why. Guess I haven’t felt motivated. I actually started one, but it is still sitting in draft form. Since I last blogged, a lot has happened. Josh and I went to Kenosha, Wisconsin for baseball then to Northern Pines (1) in Green Lake, […]

Wisconsin Bound


I don’t think I have ever taken a vacation that has lasted over a week or ten days at the most. I seem to remember splitting them up. Well I will be leaving July 25th to start a vacation that will take me all the way to August 9th. That’s 16 days. Sixteen days away […]

Vacation Thoughts, Part Two


I have had a lot of time to think about last month’s vacation to Wisconsin and Northern Pines. (1) There are a few things from the week that I keep coming back to, the people and the experiences. Let me just say that I cannot thank everyone behind the scenes enough for doing everything they […]

Vacation Reflection and Thoughts Part One


This year’s trip to Northern Pines was different. I knew this from the get go. It ended up being a very good different. Our normal 7 hour trip took about 8.5 hours after being caught behind a wreck just north of Springfield, Illinois on Highway 55. I will never forget the city at the next […]

I Think I Am Ready For Vacation


Technically my vacation started yesterday when I got off work. My wife and I went to the Cardinals game last night and watched the Birds beat the Phillies. Today is about getting stuff done. Errands, packing and whatever before we drive up to Green Lake Wisconsin in the morning for Northern Pines (1). This year’s […]

Back to Life, Back to Reality


No I am not thinking of the old Soul II Soul song here. (1)  I am talking about coming down from the two ‘mountain top’ experiences I have had recently.  For those of you that don’t know, a ‘mountain top’ experience is when a Christian has an amazing week that is devoted to God thru fellowship, teaching, […]