Thursday, June 30, 2005

THURSDAY JUNE 30, 2005

8:40 AM I KNOW I SAID THAT I WOULDN'T BE BLOGGING UNTIL NEXT MONDAY, BUT I
HAD TO THANK THE LORD AND THE ONES THAT PRAYED FOR RAIN. WE DIDN'T
GET A LOT BUT EVERY DROP SURE HELPS. WE NEED TO KEEP PRAYING FOR
MORE RAIN. THANK YOU. HAVE A GREAT FOURTH OF JULY WITH YOUR FAMILIES.

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

WEDNESDAY JUNE 29, 2005

10:50 AM WE GOT A LOT OF LIGHTING AND THUNDER AND DARK CLOUDS BUT NO RAIN. WE
HAVE TO KEEP PRAYING FOR THE RAIN. I HIRED A COUPLE OF HORSES TO COME
OVER AND EAT MY GRASS. I SHOULD SAY HAY.. TODAY IS OUR SONS BIRTHDAY.
HE IS 36 YEARS YOUNG. HE IS GETTING OLD. HE LEFT FOR CALIFORNIA TODAY
FOR 1 WEEKS VACATION. WENT FROM HOT TO HOTTER. SOME STATES TODAY IN
THE WEST WILL REACH 113 DEGREES. SAW THAT ON THE NEWS. I WILL STICK
WITH THE 90'S. WE HOPE YOU WILL HAVE A GREAT JULY 4TH. I DID NOT GO
FISHING TODAY LIKE I SAID. IT WAS TO HOT. I'M GOING ON FRIDAY WITH
SOME GOOD FRIENDS. I HAVE TO KEEP CHARLOTTE IN FISH. DON'T FORGET TO
PRAY FOR RAIN. I WILL NOT BE BLOGGING THE REST OF THE WEEK. I WILL
TALK TO YOU ON MONDAY. TAKE CARE AND DRIVE SAFE.


11:00 AM SHOUT OUT TO MARIO V, ALI/HALEY, PASTOR BOB, WAYNE/CATHERIN AND OF
COURSE CHARLOTTE.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 29, 2005

10:50 AM WE GOT A LOT OF LIGHTING AND THUNDER AND DARK CLOUDS BUT NO RAIN. WE
HAVE TO KEEP PRAYING FOR THE RAIN. I HIRED A COUPLE OF HORSES TO COME
OVER AND EAT MY GRASS. I SHOULD SAY HAY.. TODAY IS OUR SONS BIRTHDAY.
HE IS 36 YEARS YOUNG. HE IS GETTING OLD. HE LEFT FOR CALIFORNIA TODAY
FOR 1 WEEKS VACATION. WENT FROM HOT TO HOTTER. SOME STATES TODAY IN
THE WEST WILL REACH 113 DEGREES. SAW THAT ON THE NEWS. I WILL STICK
WITH THE 90'S. WE HOPE YOU WILL HAVE A GREAT JULY 4TH. I DID NOT GO
FISHING TODAY LIKE I SAID. IT WAS TO HOT. I'M GOING ON FRIDAY WITH
SOME GOOD FRIENDS. I HAVE TO KEEP CHARLOTTE IN FISH. DON'T FORGET TO
PRAY FOR RAIN. I WILL NOT BE BLOGGING THE REST OF THE WEEK. I WILL
TALK TO YOU ON MONDAY. TAKE CARE AND DRIVE SAFE.


11:00 AM SHOUT OUT TO MARIO V, ALI/HALEY, PASTOR BOB, WAYNE/CATHERIN AND OF
COURSE CHARLOTTE.

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

TUESDAY JUNE 28, 2005

4:00 PM I GOT A CALL LAST NIGHT FROM A VERY GOOD FRIEND THAT HIRED ME BACK IN
1978 AT TRW CINCH CONNECTORS. HE WAS MY BOSS. HE WAS UP HERE VISITING
HIS SON IN WOODSTOCK, ILL AND CALLED ME. I HAD LUNCH WITH HIM TODAY
AND WE TALKED ABOUT THE GOOD OLD TIMES. HE IS THE ONE THAT GOT ME
STARTED AS A DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSE MANAGER. I WAS ONE FOR 25 YEARS
BEFORE I RETIRED LAST YEAR. I WAS VERY THANKFUL TO HIM. HE LIVES IN
FLORIDA. HE LIKES THIS HOT WEATHER. HAVE YOU PRAYED FOR RAIN TODAY.
IF NOT PLEASE DO SO. WE NEED IT BAD. I ALSO HAD ANOTHER CALL YESTERDAY
FROM A GUY THAT WORKED FOR ME FOR 6 YEARS. I'M GOING TO SEE HIM ON
THURSDAY. IT HAS BEEN A GREAT WEEK. PLEASE PRAY FOR THIS MAN FOR HE HAS
HEART TROUBLE VERY BAD AND HIS WIFE TWO MONTHS AGO HAD A VERY BAD STROKE
AND HAS CANCER ALSO. SO PLESAE LIFT THEM BOTH UP TO THE LORD. THANK YOU


4:05 PM SHOUT OUT TO CHARLOTTE, FRANK/LOUIS, BOB/PATTY. I CAN'T FORGET THOSE 2
GRAND DAUGHTERS OF OURS ALI / HALEY. GRANDPA SAYS HI AND I LOVE YOU.

Monday, June 27, 2005

MONDAY JUNE 27, 2005

1:00 PM ANOTHER HOT DAY. DID YOU PRAY FOR SOME GOOD RAIN YET? STOP NOW AND
PLEASE DO SO. WE ALL NEED TO PRAY FOR RAIN. GOT UP THIS MORNING AT
4:15 AM AND MEET MY GOOD FRIEND BOB FOR BREAKFAST AT AL'S. BUT WE
HAD A BIG PROBLEM THERE. THE A/C WASN'T WORKING. THE WAITRESS DIDN'T
KNOW HOW TO TURN IT ON. SO IT WAS A LITTLE WARM IN THERE TODAY. I'M
GOING FISHING AGAIN ON FRIDAY WITH MY FRIEND LARRY GREENE. HIM AND I
HAVE A BOAT TOGETHER. BIG ENOUGH FOR 2 PEOPLE AND JUST FOR FISHING.
A BIG WEEK END COMING UP. THE BEST PART IS I GET TO SEE MY GRAND-
DAUGHTER AGAIN FOR 3 DAYS. I ALWAYS LOOK FORWARD TO SEE HER. SHE
KEEPS US JUMPING. HAVE A REAL GOOD DAY.

1:10 PM SHOUT OUT TO LARRY/AIKO GREENE, BOB BOERMAN/FAMILY, ALL MEMEBERS OF
CALVARY. DON'T FORGET TO PRAY FOR RAIN.

Sunday, June 26, 2005

SUNDAY JUNE 26, 2005

7:30 PM I'M BACK !!!!!! I TOOK LAST WEK OFF. I WAS DURING SOMETHINGS AND IT WAS
TO HOT. I STAYED IN FRONT OF THE A/C. WE NEED TO PRAY FOR SOME RAIN. LETS
ALL DO THAT TOMORROW MORNING. IT HAS BEEN A WILD WEEK. WE HAD OUR GRAND-
DAUGHTER HERE SINCE FRIDAY. SATURDAY WAS THE ZOO, A FRINEDS HOUSE FOR
DINNER. SUNDAY GOT UP WENT TO CHURCH AND THEN TO A FAMILY PARTY FOR OUR
SISTER IN LAW THAT RETIRED FROM TEACHING THIS MONTH. THEN WE CAME HOME
AND WENT TO CHURCH FOR THE PARTY FOR DAVIS/KATHY DUGGINS. IT ALL WAS A
GOOD TIME. ALL WE DID WAS EAT. DIET WEEK AHEAD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!. I SEE A
FISHING SCHEDULE COMING UP AGAIN. YOU ALL TAKE CARE AND I WILL TALK TO
YOU AGAIN ON TUESSSSDAY. WHOM EVER PUT ON THE PARTY FOR THE DUGGINS DID
A REAL GOOD JOB. THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND HELP. LETS PRAY FOR DAVIS/
KATHY AS THEY BEGIN TO TRAVEL TO PA AND THE WORK THEY WILL BE DOING. WE
KNOW THAT THE LORD WILL BLESS THEM IN WHAT EVER THEY DO. GOOOOOOD LUCK.




7:40 PM A SHOUT OUT TO FRANK/JOAN EDWARDS, BOB/BETTY JOHNSON, CHARLOTTE, WAYNE/
CATHERIN WATKINS, THE STAFF AT CALVARY, GREG BLACK, MARGO GILKINSON AND
FAMILY.

Sunday, June 19, 2005

SUNDAY JUNE 19, 2005

5:30 PM- HAPPY FATHERS DAY TO ALL FATHERS.
WOW ! I HAD A GREAT FATHERS DAY. WE WERE UP IN MICHIGAN FOR THE WHOLE
WEEK END. BOTH OF OUR CHILDREN WERE THERE. IT WAS A LOT OF FUN. ON
SATURDAY NIGHT WE DID OUR 39TH ANNIVERSARY. THEY SURPRISED US WITH A
GOOD TASTING CAKE AND WE HAD 15 PEOPLE OVER AT OUR DAUGHTERS. WE ALSO
COOKED OUT. WE WERE UP THERE ALSO FOR ALI CONCERT. ON SUNDAY MY WHOLE
FAMILY TOOK THE DADS OUT FOR BREAKFAST. THAT WAS ALSO GOOD. THEN WE HAD
TO COME HOME. BUT WHAT A GREAT WEEK END. ALI'S CONCERT, ANNIVERSARY AND
FATHERS DAY. COULDN'T AKS FOR A BETTER WEEK END TO BE WITH YOUR FAMILY.


5:40 PM- SHOUT OUT TO THE STAFF AT CALVARY, WAYNE/CATHERIN, MARK/SANDY ACELL.ALSO
TO BOB/JUDY.

Thursday, June 16, 2005

THURSDAY JUNE 16, 2005

1:20 PM- SORRY FOR NOT WRITING SINCE LAST SUNDAY. I HAVE BEEN BUSY AROUND THE
HOUSE GETTING THINGS DONE AND SOING MY GARDENING AND CUTTING GRASS.
WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DAY THE LORD HAS GIVEN US. TODAY IS OUR DAUGHTERS
FIFTH ANNIVERSARY. ON JUNE 18TH GAIL AND I WILL HAVE OUR 39TH
ANNIVERSAY. WOW! WHAT A LONG TIME. I LIKE TO WISH ALL THE FATHERS OUT
THERE A AVERY HAPPY FATHERS DAY THIS SUNDAY. IT LOOKS LIKE A GREAT DAY
FOR THE DAD'S. TAKE THEM OUT FOR DINNER AND TO THE ZOO. HE WILL PAY FOR
IT ANYWAY. JUST LIKE ALWAYS.

1:29 PM- SHOUT OUT TO OUR SON GREG AND DAUGHTER MARGO. ALSO TO MARK / SANDY ACELL,
AND TO OUR GOOD FRIENDS BOB/JUDY, WAYNE/CATHERIN, AND OF COURSE CHARLOTTE.
I CAN'T FORET THE TWO LOVES OF MY LIFE- OUR GRANDDAUGHTERS ALI, HALEY.

Sunday, June 12, 2005

SUNDAY JUNE 12, 2005

3:40 PM- SORRY FOR NOT BLOGGING ON SATURDAY. BUT WHEN I GOT HOME FROM FISHING I
WENT TO BED FOR A COUPLE OF HOURS. I WAS A LITTLE TIRED. I GOT UP AT
3:00 AM IN THE MORNING TO GET READY FOR A GREAT ADVENTURE. I PICKED UP
PASTOR BOB AND HIS FRIEND AND WE WENT TO WAUKEEGAN TO GO FISHING OUT
IN THE LAKE. THERE WERE AROUND 15 GUYS FORM CHURCH. FIVE MEN ON EACH
BOAT. WE ALL TOOK TURNS CATCHING THE FISH. I GOT A 6 POUND SALMON. NEED
TO SAY I WAS VERY HAPPY. THATS THE FIRST TIME I FISHED IN LAKE MICHIGAN
AND THE FIRST SALMON I HAVE EVER CAUGHT. IT WILL TASTE REAL GOOD ON THE
GRILL. CAN'T BELIEVE THAT PASTOR RAY WILL NOT BE BLOGGING FOR I WHOLE
MONTH. NOW YOU CAN READ BOB'S AND MINE. WE WOULD LIKE THAT. WHAT A SERMON
PASTOR RAY HAD THIS MORNING. WE NEED TO PRAY THAT THE LORD WILL SET EACH
ONE OF US ON FIRE FOR HIM.


3:45 PM- SHOUT OUT TO MY GRANDKIDS AND OUR KIDS.

Friday, June 10, 2005

FRIDAY JUNE 10, 2005

4:30 PM- TOMORROW IS THE BIG DAY. FISHING IN LAKE MICHIGAN. I HOPE THE FISH
ARE BITING THERE ALSO. PLEASE PRAY FOR THE 25 MEN THAT ARE GOING FOR
A GOOD TIME AND A SAFE TRIP TO AND FROM FOR ALL. IT WILL BE A GREAT
TIME TO FELLOWSHIP. ANOTHER HOT ONE TODAY. YOU JUST DON'T FEEL LIKE
DOING ANYTHING OUTSIDE. JUST STAY INSIDE AND SET BY THE AC. A BIG
CUBS VICTORY TODAY AGAINST BOSTON.

4:35 PM- SHOUT OUT TO WAYNE/CATHERIN, CALVARY STAFF, LARRY/AIKO AND OF COURSE
ARE GOOD FRIEND CHARLOTTE.

Thursday, June 09, 2005

THURSDAY JUNE 9 2005

1:50 PM- SORRY FOR NOT WRITING FOR THE PASS FEW DAYS. I WAS OUT ON A LAKE CALLED
GOGOAC LAKE IN DOWNTOWN BATTLE CREEK, MI. YES I SAID DOWNTOWN. ITS VERY
BEAUTIFUL LAKE AND IT HAS A COUPLE OF ISLANDS WITH NICE HOMES ON IT. THEY
HAVE ONE HOME ON THE ISLAND RIGHT IN THE MIDDDLE OF THE LAKE FOR A COOL
$1,000,000.00. NOW DOWN TO BUSINESS. WE CAUGHT 120 FISH FOR TWO DAYS.
WE HAD CRAPPIES, BLUE GILLS, SUNFISH, BASS, PERCH. I BROUGHT HOME 200
FILLETS. SOME REAL GOOD EATING THERE. I HAD A GREAT TIME ALSO WITH OUR
DAUGHTER AND HER FAMILY. THE 2 GRANDKIDS DID WEAR ME OUT IN THE EVENINGS.
IT WAS VERY HOT EACH DAY OVER 90 DEGREES. ITS GO TO BE BACK HOME. I'M
LOOKING FORWARD TO FISHING THIS DATRUDAY IN LAKE MICHIGAN WITH PASTOR BOB
AND OTHERS.

Saturday, June 04, 2005

SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2005

7:45 PM- WE HOPE YOU MADE IT THROUGH THE STORM. SURE WAS A LOT OF WIND AND RAIN.
BOB ENSTORM AND US HAD A GARAGE SALE TODAY. IT WENT PRETTY GOOD. YOU
WON'T HERE ANY COMPLAINTS FROM US. GAIL AND I GOT A LITTLE WET RUNNING
BACK AND FORTH TO THE GARAGE. OUR FRIEND CHARLOTTE CAME OVER AND GAIL
AND HER WENT OUT TO DINNER. I DON'T KNOW WHERE. I DIND'T GO FOR I HAD
A LOT OF IRONING TO DO. PLUS I WAS A LITTLE TIRED.

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU IN THE LORDS HOUSE TOMORROW. TAKE CARE YOU ALL.


7:50 PM- NO SHOUT OUTS TODAY.

Friday, June 03, 2005

FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2005

8:50 AM- WE GOT A LITTLE RAIN THAT WAS NEEDED. WE NEED A LOT MORE. HAD BREAKFAST
WITH BOB ENSTROM THIS MORNING AT LOU'S. IF YOU NEVER BEEN THERE PLEASE
TRY IT. IT IS REAL GOOD. HE'S IN FOREST PARK. JUST EAST OF DES PLAINES
AVENUE ABOUT 2 BLOCKS ON THE SOUTH SIDE. I WOULD LIKE TO SAY A FEW
THINGS ABOUT DAVIS/KATHY DUGGINS.


I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THEM FOR ALL THE HARD WORK THAT THEY HAVE DONE
AROUND CALVARY FOR THE LAST 12 YEARS. DAVIS HAS DONE A LOT OF THE
LITTLE THINGS THAT YOU DON'T GET A THANK YOU FOR. I KNOW HE IS DOING
IT FOR THE LORD, BUT THE LORD EXPECTS US TO BE THANKFUL FOR THOSE THAT
DO HIS WILL. HE HAS DONE TWO SUNDAYS SCHOOOL CLASSES EACH WEEK. KATHY
YOU SEE RUNNIG AROUND ALL THE TIME TO MAKE SURE THINGS ARE IN THE RIGHT
PLACES EVERYDAY AND EXPECIALLY ON SUNDAYS. THATS A LOT OF DEDICATION
ON HER PART AND DAVIS. WE THAKN YOU FOR THAT. ( KATHY I WILL MISS THE
WHIP CREAM FIGHT AND YOUR SMILING FACE ON WEDNESDAY NIGHTS ). I HOPE
YOU ALL STOP BY AND THANK THEM FOR ALL THE HARD WORK. WE ALSO PRAY
THAT THE LORD WILL BLESS YOU IN YOUR NEW POSITION AND WE KNOW HE WILL.
IT WAS A HONOR TO WORK WITH YOU.
THANK YOU DAVIS AND KATHY DUGGINS.


9:05 AM- SHOUT OUT TO MY TWO SISTERS IN TEXAS, ALL THE OTHER RELATIVES IN MINN,
ILL, AND TEXAS. ALSO TO MY NEPHEW IN LONGVIEW,TEXAS WHO IS TAKING THE
BIG STEP AND GETTING MARRIED JUNE 11, 2005. MARK/SANDY ACELL IN OHIO.


HOW ABOUT THOSE CUBS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

THEY HAVE WON 7 GAMES IN A ROW. THATS BETTER THAN THE WHITE SOX WOULD
EVERY DREAM ABOUT. I WOULD STILL HOLD OFF ON BUYING THE TICKETS FOR
THE PLAYOFFS AND THE WORLD SERIES. YES, FOR BOTH TEAMS.

Thursday, June 02, 2005

THURSDAY JUNE 2, 2005

5:50 PM- SORRY FOR NOT BLOGGING THE PASSED FEW DAYS. I HAVE BEEN DOING SOME
WORK AROUND THE HOUSE. THEN THE KNEES KICK IN AND THE PAIN IS SO
BAD THAT I CAN'T WALK OR STAND ANMORE. HOW MANY OF YOU WERE AT CHURCH
ON SUNDAY AND LISTEN TO PASTOR BRIAN BILL FROM PONTIAC BIBLE CHURCH
IN PONTIAC,ILL TALK ABOUT BITTERNESS. BOY, DID IT HIT HOME FOR ME. I
HAVE A LOT OF BITTERNESS AGAINST MY TWO SISTERS AND THIS GOT ME THINGKING
THAT LIFE IS TO SHORT TO BE BITTER. I HAVE TO TRY AND MAKE IT RIGHT
WITH THEM.PLEAE PRAY FOR ME AS I GO ABOUT THIS IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.

9 MORE DAYS TILL THE FISHING TRIP TO LAKE MICHIGAN COMES. I CAN HARDLY
WAIT. I WAS DADDEN TO HERE ABOUT DAVIS/KATHY DUGGINS LEAVING THE CHURCH
AND MOVING TO PA. I KNOW THAT I WILL MISS THEM. THANK YOU FOR YOUR WORK
AND THE MANY BLESSING THATS YOU HAVE GIVEN US AT CALVARY.

5:55 PM- SHOUT OUT TO PASTOR BRIAN BILL, OUR CHURCH STAFF, CHARLOTTE, WAYNE
AND CATHERIN, OUR TWO GRANDDAUGHTERS, BOB/JUDY, LARRY/AIKO, BOB/PATTY,
AL/RUTH.