Pop The Balloon
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Well, I guess this was as a good a time as any to start practicing the words of Dad's toast. How would we deal with this little hurdle together?
Later that night we made a phone call to my dad.
"Umm, Dad, we have good news and bad news," I began. "The good news is, I popped the balloon. The bad news is … well, are you free to come over on Saturday with a bucket of Spackle?"
Stephanie Rische is a senior editor of nonfiction books at Tyndale House Publishers, as well as a freelance writer for publications such as Today's Christian Woman, Christian Marriage Today, and Significant Living magazine. She and her husband, Daniel, live in the Chicago area, where they enjoy riding their bikes, making homemade ice cream, and swapping bad puns. You can follow Stephanie's blog, "Stubbing My Toe on Grace," at stephanierische.wordpress.com.