I usually wake up before the alarm goes off at 5:30 a.m. Yesterday I was deliciously snuggled in my warm cocoon of blankets. It was 6 degrees F (-14 C) outside, so I was savoring my warm bed while chatting with God. I asked Him what wonderful things He's going to share with me today. … Continue reading Smokin’ hot
Woo hoo! It is that time of year again. The table is laden with nachos, chicken wings, chips and dips. It is time to celebrate. No, not the Super Bowl, but the official start of the 2019 tax filing season in America. So clear all those tasty snacks off the table, because you're going to … Continue reading Kick off party
You heard me right, toowayhon! In Aramaic this word means blessed. I recently signed up for a study by Dr. Charles Stanley entitled Blessed to Be. The study is going to go in depth in the Sermon on the Mount throughout all of 2020. So this morning I read various versions of Matthew 5:1-12, just … Continue reading May 2020 be Toowayhon for you!
Every spring on the ranch, before we turn the cows out onto the upper pastures, the fence line must be walked to check for breaks and damage. We have seen mountain lions, bears and coyotes here on our property. So whenever we do this task, we always carry protection. I have a 45 caliber, single … Continue reading Safety switch
During this holiday season, the satellite television companies have a channel dedicated to a Yule log fire burning 24/7 in the background. I'm partial to the classic yule log, which is just a crackling fire. Last year we watched the Modern Yule log, where they had a little mouse peaking his head out of a … Continue reading Yule log
Blinders are a piece of horse tack that prevents the horse from seeing to the rear, and in some cases, to the side. They are made of leather or plastic cups which are placed on either side of a horse's eyes. Racehorse trainers believe that blinders keep horses focused on what is in front of … Continue reading Blinders
You've seen them. The commercials for drugs that will improve whatever your health issue is. Then while they are showing happy people living life to its fullest, they drop the side effects on you. Most of the times the side effects from the drug are way worse than your initial health issue. They say rare … Continue reading Side effects