First Date

Today marks the twenty-eighth anniversary my first date with my wife.  At 14 and 15 years of age, first dates really aren’t dates, but it was a memorable evening.  Our first date was a church lock-in that was cut short by a snowstorm.  I don’t really know what all the youth sponsors had planned, but

Being average is simply being the best of the worst or the worst of the best

I don’t know where this quote originated, but I heard it first from my mom.  It truly does capture the essence of average.  It’s a reminder that average is not inspiring.  While average does not indicate you’re a bad person, it may indicate that you aren’t living up to your potential.  While we all have