One of the Lucky Ones

Last night, Joleen, Ethan, and I went to Seoul Korean Restaurant, an authentic Korean restaurant in Chattanooga, TN. You can read their story at You can also read about our last visit to an authentic Korean restaurant here. We met one of the co-owners, Kye Cha Paris, who was very helpful. She really enjoyed … Read more

Keep Alert

Toward the end of a long day of travel on Friday, I reflected on something I’ve heard before, that most auto accidents occur in the last few miles of a trip (i.e. near home). After driving about 8 hours, and nearing our destination, it struck me that one reason that may be the case is … Read more

Gas Prices

As we headed out of PA toward TN, we expected to see cheaper gas prices. After leaving Clearfield, we filled up in Hagerstown, paying $1.89/gallon, down 10 cents/gallon from prices just borth of the PA/MD border. As we continued driving south, gas prices continued to drop as well, to $1.78/gallon, and finally to $1.69/gallon. Since … Read more

Saturday Nights

While it’s Saturday, this Saturday is not a normal Saturday (because we’re on vacation). Most Saturday nights, though, it’s just Ethan and I while Mommy leads a worship gathering at West Side. Sometimes we play. Sometimes Ethan let’s me do last-minute work on my sermon for the following day. One Saturday, a few weeks ago, … Read more

Images of Clearfield

We have now lived in Clearfield almost 5 months. On one of our walks awhile back, we took a number of photos around town. We intended to take more on future walks but haven’t gotten back to it yet. We are enjoying getting to know our new home town. We both found ourselves saying, after … Read more

Slinky Action Zone

Today, we took Ethan to the birthday party of one of his cousins, 8-year-old Hannah. The party took place at Slinky Action Zone (Duncansville, PA), a place where kids can play all kinds of games. It’s a popular party spot for kids. It was Ethan’s first time there. He jumped right in and had a … Read more

Tennessee Flashback

We’re going to visit family and friends in Tennessee for the week of Thanksgiving. Due to a pretty crazy year (in a good way), it’s a long overdo trip! It’s been just over a year since we’ve been to Tennessee. The last time we were there, we received the first photos of our baby boy … Read more

Hanging Out with the Pastors

Today, we started something new, holding a time of “hanging out with the pastors.” We invited people from both West Side and Centre Grove to join us at Old Town Road Dairy from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. We had a great response our first time out. Today’s meeting was scheduled on pretty short notice … Read more