Phil's Blog

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Once Upon A “Sick Kid”

I’m writing this in the midst of COVID when a child needs little reason to stay home. In the olden…

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Geezerproof Your Life

I have to pinch myself when I realize that I’m now old enough to have seen cassettes, eight tracks, vinyl…

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Here’s Laughing at You

A mother pulled out a picture to show her 3-year-old daughter. It was a picture of the mother way back…

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Quick Tips for Impatience

This week I discovered that you should never be in a hurry when cleaning out the dishwasher. I stabbed myself…

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Laughter is a Windshield Wiper

In my book, Laugh Like A Kid Again, I say that laughter is a windshield wiper. It won’t stop the rain,…

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How to Laugh in the Face of Life’s Bloopers

I love watching sports bloopers. The baseball outfielder loses track of a fly ball, it bounces off his head and…

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Bible Verses That Aren’t

Kids say fascinating things about the Bible: “Adam and Eve were created from an apple tree.” “Noah built the ark…

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Why I’m Happily Married

When people find out I’ve been married to the same girl for 37 years in a row, they smile and…

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To My Son On His Wedding Day

Dear Steve, For 30 years we’ve prayed that God would provide a wife for you. A strong wife. God has…