Doin’ What It Takes?

DFWdad:  Doin' What It Takes?

What's going on? I don't know about you, but I live in north Texas, and it's been 105 degrees outside for 3 days straight. I gotta mention that because it's on my mind as I sit here in my 85 degree office this Monday afternoon.  "Monday" has a whole different meaning for me than for most working dads. Monday is my "day off." If you didn't know, I am a full-time youth minister for a church, so I get to pick my "day off." Why the quotes you may ask? That's because a "day off" with 3 children is a mirage. A "day off" with a 6, 4, and 1 year old, and 105 degree heat outside, is like being trapped in the book Lord of the Flies. It's like being a tiny salmon swimming up the Colorado river, with 3 bears clawing at you. Naw…not that bad. But I "escaped" from the island when mommy got home, so I could get this first post done. Hence, the tag line of the blog, "doin' what it takes."

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