the daily purge(s) 7-28-20

This our record shattering Mr. Coffee shortly before we tossed it in the trash can. We bought in 2018 and … Persistent Reader: Hey! Did you say 2018? How could a coffeemaker last so long in your home? ThePurgingLutheran: Exactly! What was that all about? Coffeemakers in our home usually last between 6-10 months before…… Continue reading the daily purge(s) 7-28-20

the daily enough, 3-23-20

In these uncertain times there is one thing certain – Campbells Cream of Celery Soup will never sell out. Poor ‘C of C’, you’re great for recipes but are forced to sit at the back of the bus when it comes to being lunchtime goo. Susan and I toddled out to Big Box Food this…… Continue reading the daily enough, 3-23-20

the daily zobu, 3-17-20

As I get older I am convinced that aches and pains have actually laid dormant in my body waiting for the completely wrong time to say, “ (((grunt ))) ”. Off and on for the past few weeks I have a soft, lowing pain near my lower rear driver-side teeth. So off to the dentist…… Continue reading the daily zobu, 3-17-20

the daily purge … or something, 3-16-20

Social distancing is the phrase of the day. The week. The month. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has these three recommendations regarding the Wuhan virus: Stay home: People who are mildly ill with COVID-19 are able to isolate at home during their illness. You should restrict activities outside your home, except for getting…… Continue reading the daily purge … or something, 3-16-20

the daily leer 11-27-19

dead, alive or hiding in electrons, richard burton finds a way to scope out the dames Habakkuk 1:5-11 “Look around at the godless nations.     Look long and hard. Brace yourself for a shock. Something’s about to take place     and you’re going to find it hard to believe. I’m about to raise up Babylonians to punish…… Continue reading the daily leer 11-27-19

the daily purge 10-17-19

Ah! the magic of the I-pad allows The Purging Lutheran to take an ordinary picture, in this case one of My Sweet Rib’s neck laces, and make it look as something sinister. Ordinarily this is an ordinary picture of an ordinary neck lace but with a little bit of photo editing I made it look…… Continue reading the daily purge 10-17-19

the daily peck 10-4-19

this is your only warning   Philippians 3:17-19 Stick with me, friends. Keep track of those you see running this same course, headed for this same goal. There are many out there taking other paths, choosing other goals, and trying to get you to go along with them. I’ve warned you of them many times;…… Continue reading the daily peck 10-4-19

the daily frankenwienerwurstenfurter 9-12-19

The Purging Lutheran is oot and aboot in Toronto by now, scoping out Latvian jewelry. In my absence I leave My Persistent Readers some pictures of several hot dog rolling grills located in gas stations along the I-69 corridor between Indianapolis and Ft. Wayne, Indianer. I took these photos a week ago on our way…… Continue reading the daily frankenwienerwurstenfurter 9-12-19

the view from the english-language latvian pew 7-21-19

English-language service, 11AM, Mac. Lazdins presiding Karl played and we sang the following hymns: “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”, “O Savior, Precious Savior”, “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence” and “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”. Thank you, Karl. Always well played. We confessed and were forgiven our sins. Our Scripture readings were…… Continue reading the view from the english-language latvian pew 7-21-19

the daily purge 6-20-19

One day a man said, “The two greatest days in a person’s life is the day he buys his boat and the day he sells his boat”. This suggests that falling in a love with a thing will later become a disillusionment when dealing with its consequences. Buy a boat? Yay! Freedom on the waters!…… Continue reading the daily purge 6-20-19