Category Archives: Johnny’s Cafe

Don’t look now, but your hope is showing.

Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect. 1 Peter 3:15 This verse is important as much for what it … Continue reading

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The frequently overlooked significance of birthdays

  First of all, a great big THANK YOU to all of you who have flooded Marti with well wishes and birthday greetings. If she hasn’t gotten to yours yet, it’s simply because she is overwhelmed. She told me it … Continue reading

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Today’s the day

Today is a day like no other. It’s a turnaround day — a one-of-a-kind day, a picture day, a stop-the-presses day, a balloon day, a strike-up-the-band day. It’s a make-her-feel-like-a-million-bucks day. It’s Marti Fischer’s birthday, for heaven’s sake! Born on … Continue reading

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Dig rock ’n’ roll or dig your own grave

There’s one more insight to be gained from the concert Marti and I attended last weekend (see Monday’s Catch: “I Dig Rock ’n’ Roll Music”). I had mentioned how it was a tour through the music from 1962 – 1975 … Continue reading

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Busy bee

Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! Proverbs 6:6 If the Bible tells me to study an ant in order to learn something about being wise, I’m sure I can learn pretty much the same … Continue reading

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I Dig Rock ’n’ Roll Music

z Saturday night Marti and I attended a theater/concert event at our local playhouse entitled I Dig Rock ’n’ Roll Music: A Celebration of Folk-rock Then and Now. It was basically a musical guided tour through the years 1962 – … Continue reading

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What Chandler and Einstein have in common

Chandler taught me a lesson the other night. Now, if I could just learn it. The lesson is quite simple: I need to do a little less thinking about things and a lot more doing. And I need to trust … Continue reading

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Back to RJ’s Cafe

So I’m back at RJ’s Cafe (my Johnny’s). Got here in time for my favorite booth. Only three tables are taken right now. There’s a family with two young kids starting a birthday off with breakfast at RJ’s. A heavy-set … Continue reading

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