Hayley loves Christmas. She also loves the Christmas stuff: the gifts, the trees, the lights, the useless but shiny baubles. Few things shout “Christmas Commercialism” more than injection-molded plastic Disney tree hangings made in China.
Yet I must admit that these silly toys make Hayley happy. She’s as giddy as a school kid when she goes [...]
Posted on December 20th, 2007 by Ryan
Filed under: chasing happiness | 3 Comments »
My wife Hayley is my #1 fan. And like all good fans she has an opinion of everything. Even how I hand out money to cold panhandlers standing in the rain.
Here’s her post:
Go forth, read it, and leave her a comment with YOUR OPINION of my deeds.
Posted on December 16th, 2007 by Ryan
Filed under: relationships (and money) | 1 Comment »
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the backlash against tithing. Nobody likes being guilted into charity. But I still want to give enough cover my fair share. At least that’s what I thought this last Sunday, when Hayley and I visited the neighborhood church.
Mission Bay Community Church is nice. It’s young, urban, close by, [...]
Posted on December 12th, 2007 by Ryan
Filed under: charitable | 6 Comments »