My Dad and "Ki-Ki"

Some special people came to visit Judah today. My dad drove up from South Carolina last night and spent today with us in Wake Forest. After breakfast/lunch at Briggs and taking my dad on a trail in the NEW JEEP we spent the day at the house hanging out with Judah. Kym or “Ki-Ki” with […]

Buying a Jeep is Exhausting!

So the Norton family is back to two Jeeps again: a 94 YJ and now a 99 XJ… Today started with Tim sleeping through his alarm and not working on the network at Journey as he promised. Then he arrived late to haggle with the 99 Cherokee owner. This guy would not budge, but the […]

Fatherhood and Coffee Grinders

What do fatherhood and coffee grinders have in common? Yes, this is a trick question. The answer depends on when you would have asked me throughout our pregnancy with Judah. But lets talk about coffee for a bit first. I really like coffee – and I need to clarify my terms because some people think […]

Judah Elijah Norton

Judah is here and not without a fight! Labor has earned its name, and my wife and firstborn son have proven to be strong fighters in the delivery arena. Arriving at 3:16pm on Saturday, March 8, 2008, weighing in at 8lbs. 9oz., “standing” 22in. tall, Judah proves to be a formidable opponent against any Huggies […]

"Maybe One Day I’ll Get Real With Myself"

So I’m helping Smooth in the space at Journey Church on a sign project for “A New You `08” Campaign back on December 6, 2007. While clipping wire for the yard signs I start to actually think about what Journey hopes to accomplish through this series, “A New You.” I started thinking about what “a […]