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Robin Williams - "Pre-Disastered"

Like many of you, I have thought through my favorite memories of Robin Williams. I did not realize how much he had influenced my life and funny bone. Many of his lines (like those of Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray and Jerry Seinfeld) are used frequently in our home.

In remembrance of Robin Williams, I wanted to share an often quoted favorite scene from the film, The World According To Garp. Kendra has had to put up with two decades of me mentioning this...enjoy!

 

“We’ll take the house...Honey the chances of another plane hitting this house are astronomical. See...it’s been pre-disastered!”

Quietly making noise,
Fletch

Breakfast with PopPop

As I was leaving for work this morning, I glanced over at my parent's house and saw a note taped to the back door. I walked over to investigate and found this treasure:

Morning Instructions For Christian

Morning Instructions For Christian

I've blogged before about the morning ritual Christian shares each day with his grandfather. This kid really does live the good life. Last week, my dad spent several days in the hospital, which put a major dent in Christian's breakfast routine. I took him to visit PopPop in the hospital and my dad made it clear that he would be coming home soon. Christian leaned over and politely mentioned, "So I'll see you tomorrow for breakfast?"

I could not script a better relationship than this, but what I loved most about this picture is that it's clear that this time together is important to both of them. PopPop did not want his little buddy to be confused: "Go get changed...Come out to me...We'll have breakfast later."

Thinning The Table Grapes

Thinning The Table Grapes

As I drove out the driveway, I stopped to snap this quick picture of my dad. He's been out of the hospital two days. It's 6:30AM and there he is in the middle of his grapes. His favorite place on earth. Working hard and waiting for his little buddy to show up.

Quietly making noise,
Fletch

MightyJoe Turns Six

It's Cinco De Mayo and you know what that means? It's time for chips, salsa, margaritas and another birthday for our favorite little superhero. That's right MightyJoe hit the big six this year.

It was so much easier to just hold up five fingers (and if you look closely, you will see his name tag is upside down, so he can see his name...oh Joe!).

Join us in celebrating God's goodness and faithfulness!

Quietly making noise,
Fletch