One Decade Seems Very Short In Eternity, Really Long Around Here

Ten years have passed since my father died. Lest anyone forget his name, it is Oliver Joseph Courtemanche, Junior. He was never a “junior” in my world, he was always him. In the ten years that have gone by, a … Continue reading

It’s Time To Start A New Ministry On This Blog Featuring Knitters. We’re Calling It Saint’s Scarves.

UPDATE: 03/23/2018 I changed the zip-code to 55101. My apologies for any inconvenience this caused anyone. My wife, who is the most wonderful person I’ve ever been married to in my life (*old joke, probably get me in trouble*) has … Continue reading

Christmas Is Almost Here. We Have Time To Remember The Real Reason.

Today, it’s a video. If you subscribe to the blog via email, you will have to click the link, go to the blog and actually watch the video. Thanks for dropping by. If you want to keep track of SantaJoe, … Continue reading

Some Things To Contemplate Regarding The Birth Of Christ And Our Christmas Legacy

We spend an awful lot of time doing two things at Christmas time in the United States: catering to five year old children, and hawking large luxury items that most of us don’t actually need. What we don’t do is … Continue reading