the daily 2020 in a nutshell, 7-3-20

2020 in a nutshell . The rest of today’s therapy circles the drain with another trip through the neighborhood. It doesn’t sound exciting, and mostly was not, but we did find an abandoned golf course on which we drove. Does the word ‘abandoned’ rhyme with ‘spooky’? Read on, Persistent Reader, you might be fascinated by…… Continue reading the daily 2020 in a nutshell, 7-3-20

the daily morning fireball, 6-18-20

Let’s start off with starshine and some ‘gliddy gulp’. Good morning starshine, you lead us along My love and me as we sing Our early morning singing song Gliddy glup gloopy nibby nabby noopy la la la lo lo Sabba sibby sabba nooby abba nabba le le lo lo Tooby ooby walla nooby abba nabba…… Continue reading the daily morning fireball, 6-18-20

the daily new-to-florida handy-dandy survival guide, 6-8-20

Before I get started let me show you two birds picking worms out of my yard just after the rain. Without doing any due diligence I’m just gonna say these are ‘terns’.   Now back to whatever. So you’ve moved to Florida. Sunshine and sand! Palm trees and low taxes! Terrible lizards and birds, birds,…… Continue reading the daily new-to-florida handy-dandy survival guide, 6-8-20

the daily purge 3-2-20

Well, it’s vacation over and back to work for The Purging Lutheran. In Florida My Sweet Rib worked on her tan, bought a condominium, learned her ‘Mojito limit’ (two) and looked gorgeous doing it all. While filling out the papers for the loan, insurance and assorted administrativia involved in home buying, I smiled politely and signed…… Continue reading the daily purge 3-2-20

the daily p**ping pup, 2-26-20

  WARNING! This post is rated “P” for ‘pdisgusting’, pfoul’, ‘pweird’ and ‘pyuck’. Please do not let your children see this. Better yet, set fire to your IPhone, tablet or desktop computer after having read this. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Susan and I…… Continue reading the daily p**ping pup, 2-26-20

the daily purge 1-29-20

The Purging Lutheran was graduated out of high school back in 19-aught-75 with an extra half credit to spare. I wasn’t one who cared much for being surrounded by some peeps who just wanted to smack me around. I was maced in the face by a fat pile of goo in junior high school. That’s…… Continue reading the daily purge 1-29-20

the daily purge 1-7-20

Phones come. Phones go. Every few years Big Wireless sends updates to The Purging Lutheran’s phone causing them to become hopelessly out-of-date necessitating me to purchase a new one. And then a other one and a other one. What a racket, Jack! These particular phones are from The Lad Collection, my son’s cells through the…… Continue reading the daily purge 1-7-20

the daily purge 12-10-19

Opening tip. Hey, Gomer! It’s a neck lace tree. The Purging Lutheran isn’t sure where it came from. I didn’t buy it for My Sweet Rib, did I? But if I did not who did it come from? Time out. What happened on this date in 1521? Please read further. Exsurge Domine (Latin for “Arise, O…… Continue reading the daily purge 12-10-19

the daily friday 12-6-19

Which of these best describes your plans for the weekend?       Philippians 4:8-9 Summing it all up, friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious—the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse.…… Continue reading the daily friday 12-6-19

the daily regret 11-7-19

There will be a last time you will say, “I love you.” There will be a last time you will hold her hand, There will be a last time you will smile at him. Their lives are our lives. Time we waste on ourselves is time we steal from them. Make that phone call. Have…… Continue reading the daily regret 11-7-19