Category Archives: Things I Said

I also have strange co-workers.

(This conversationĀ has been only slightly edited and slightly fictionalized.) Is it wrong that I feel a certain sense of superiority over some of the other insurance companies we deal with? No. You should feel a certain sense of superiority over … Continue reading

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I win at Nerd.

Me: So we agree that there is some liability on both parties. Are you prepared to talk numbers? Other Adjuster: Sure. Did you know that there are frequently pairs of prime numbers only two integers apart, and nobody really knows … Continue reading

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Youth Group

I’ve started working with sixth grade boys at my church. I go to a BIG church, which can sometimes be good and sometimes bad. There are four services. I work with half of the sixth grade boys at one service… … Continue reading

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I wonder if this is how Jesus feels, on a much smaller scale

I’m not really blogging tonight, other than this short thought. Something I posted the other day was misinterpreted by multiple people. It resulted in unnecessary drama and friction, and reminded me that no matter how I try to communicate clearly, … Continue reading

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Something very much like this happened today.

   

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In which Strange potentially embarrasses his family…

Every now and then, something mischievous in me takes hold, and I send a completely immature and inappropriate text to people I know. I often select them based on how I suspect they will react. My goal is humor; I … Continue reading

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And sometimes one line is all it takes.

For one brief moment tonight, I felt like a hero. Nearly a hundred middle school kids from Illinois crowding into our ComedySportz arena. Some good games, some weaker games, and some general “being kids” actions. And then, the last line … Continue reading

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