I get so much from old Western TV shows and movies that inspire these blog posts. (Culturally outdated, indeed!) The latest one, featured a wagon train of approx. 300 people traveling to California. A husband and wife join up with the train part way through the trip. When some of the women on said train … Continue reading Holier than thou
This post contains another phrase from the Wild West, being dry gulched. To be dry gulched is to be ambushed with the intent of killing or severely mauling. The bad guys lay in wait in a dry gulch, to catch the good guys unawares, with the intent to do bodily harm. In the Western U.S., … Continue reading Dry gulched
The history of the phrase little black book is quite colorful. (Pun intended!) As with many English idioms containing the word black, this one refers to something mysterious or even potentially shameful. People may refer to a journal or part of a journal as their black book or little black book. This means that it … Continue reading My little black book
Just so you know, green is my favorite color. I had a lovely string of malachite beads that I used for my prayerful meditations. A friend who was going through a difficult divorce, needed some extra encouragement, and so I gave them to her, as green is her favorite color too. When looking for a … Continue reading Lapis Lazuli Blue
That's right folks, it is time for another adventure from the ranch! When we got our property, it was overrun with thistles. That first summer it was an everyday job to spray them with weed killer, made specially for them. We had pump up sprayers that you put the weed killer in, mix with water, … Continue reading Ants in your pants
One day a group of scientists got together and decided that man had come a long way and no longer needed God. So they picked one scientist to go and tell Him that they were done with Him. The scientist walked up to God and said, "God, we've decided that we no longer need You. … Continue reading The Science of Faith
No, not damn girl, but Dam Girl! Damn girl is defined as when a lady is truly awesome. This post is going to be about my Holding My Peace, which I pray would make me truly awesome in God's eyes! In a previous post, Raising Cain, I told how I was having a bad day, … Continue reading Dam Girl!
Warning! This post is not suitable for some readers! Especially those who are adverse to stinging insects. I about to share another true story from the ranch, so get a good grip on something solid, and read on. It was several years ago. We were adding a new section of fence by our county road, … Continue reading Warning!
It's huge! 17 inches across the top and 12 inches deep. That's the size of my husband's favorite cooking pot. The wooden spoon he uses to stir is 18 inches long. He is a fantastic cook. The only downside, is he does not seem to know how to cook for just two people. So whenever … Continue reading Stir it up
I am always on the lookout for new ideas for my blog posts. Holy Spirit inspires me when I am open and listening. So I do my very best to always be listening. I never know where my next idea will come from. In a previous post I mentioned that my husband and I watch … Continue reading The 10% Ring