Throw It Back Thursday: The Pen Is Mightier

July 27, 2023 Herb 8
Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 23182 – 1145 <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> If you want more about our friend, Art Vegan, click here. <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> Here’s the haps: Art Vegan was out visiting his friend, Farmer Billy Bob. Bill was not really experienced in farming and he had some strange Continue Reading[...]

An Indelible Memory I Just Made Up

June 15, 2023 Herb 23
Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 23140 – 1137 Greetings, Salutations, and Hi there, Herb’s Habitués! Here’s the haps: Whenever I used to tell my kids a big story and they didn’t believe it I would say, “Well, it could have happened that way.” I still Continue Reading[...]

No One Except My Imagination Knows

December 30, 2022 Herb 7
navigation: Intro,Pt 1,Pt 2,Pt 3,Pt 4, Pt 5,Pt 6,Pt 7,Pt 8,Pt 9,Pt 10,Pt 11, Pt 12/Epilogue Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22973 – 1050 Here’s the haps: You are working in the shop with Jesus who is sawing some lumber and boards to make a manger for the Continue Reading[...]

Travel, Travail, And Training

December 29, 2022 Herb 12
navigation: Intro,Pt 1,Pt 2,Pt 3,Pt 4, Pt 5,Pt 6,Pt 7,Pt 8,Pt 9,Pt 10,Pt 11,Pt 12/Epilogue Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22972 – 1049 Here’s the haps: You often wonder why Nazareth in Galilee? Perhaps obscurity is better, but really, most of the people here are closer to Continue Reading[...]

Kill The Usurper! He Must Not Escape!

December 28, 2022 Herb 11
navigation: Intro,Pt 1,Pt 2,Pt 3,Pt 4, Pt 5,Pt 6,Pt 7,Pt 8,Pt 9,Pt 10,Pt 11,Pt 12/Epilogue Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22971 – 1048 Here’s the haps: The large Hebrew-speaking communities just across the Sihon River are considered Egyptian territory even though everything is under Rome. It only Continue Reading[...]

Where Is The King?

December 27, 2022 Herb 12
navigation: Intro,Pt 1,Pt 2,Pt 3,Pt 4, Pt 5,Pt 6,Pt 7,Pt 8,Pt 9,Pt 10,Pt 11,Pt 12/Epilogue Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22970 – 1047 Here’s the haps: You think about Jesus as you hold him. You often forget about his origin and just enjoy holding him and talking Continue Reading[...]

At The Temple With The Old Folks

December 26, 2022 Herb 13
navigation: Intro,Pt 1,Pt 2,Pt 3,Pt 4, Pt 5,Pt 6,Pt 7,Pt 8,Pt 9,Pt 10,Pt 11,Pt 12/Epilogue Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22969 – 1046 Here’s the haps: As you wend your way to the temple, you find it hard to believe that the forty-four days of Mary’s purifying Continue Reading[...]

The Name

December 25, 2022 Herb 18
navigation: Intro,Pt 1,Pt 2,Pt 3,Pt 4, Pt 5,Pt 6,Pt 7,Pt 8,Pt 9,Pt 10,Pt 11,Pt 12/Epilogue Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22968 – 1045 Here’s the haps: The next several days are filled with strangeness and wonder. Curiosity seekers, the humble and reverent, even those who scoffed and Continue Reading[...]

Worshippers Arrive

December 24, 2022 Herb 17
navigation: Intro,Pt 1,Pt 2,Pt 3,Pt 4, Pt 5,Pt 6,Pt 7,Pt 8,Pt 9,Pt 10,Pt 11,Pt 12/Epilogue Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22967 – 1044 Here’s the haps: How the innkeeper’s wife has gotten the place so immaculately clean escapes you, but it is astonishing. As you think on Continue Reading[...]