Writings by Cole Huffman


Category: Family

Huff the Magnificent

Ask me what I remember from visiting Jerusalem last year and I’ll tell you what happened in Memphis. Unto us a child was born, our grandson Huffman. We got word his mother was in labor as we entered the Garden of Gethsemane, the place Jesus sweated blood. Maybe the closest I’ll ever come to feeling stress like that is the day my barely 21-year-old son told me a girl was pregnant with his baby. (Colson provided some comic relief later: “I’m going to be an uncle? At... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Oct 23
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Lunchroom Land

When my kids were elementary school students, I sometimes lunched with them. Gawking children would say to my son or daughter, Your dad is tall! I heard that as often as I saw kids wasting whole trays of food. I have two dependents still at home, my youngest daughter (high school) and youngest son (middle school). They’re now at the age where Dad’s appearance in the lunchroom would tend to embarrass, even if I went bearing Chick-fil-A, so I don’t tread into their... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Aug 22
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How Can You Compete With Horses?

As I don’t believe in karma, I categorize the vacation mishap as more or less a misadventure. It can happen to anyone taking an active family vacation, venturing out into “things dangerous to come to,” as a spin on the old Life magazine motto has it. Vacation is a time to go to a place we don’t normally go and there do things we don’t normally do.   A friend was telling me about a vacation of his involving hang-gliding. Some things are too... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jul 15
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