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 heard the stories. “You kids have it so easy. Why when I was young, I had to walk five miles, barefoot, one way to school through 3 feet of snow.” While that might be a tall tale, the truth is some things are easier nowadays. There used to be a time in the not … Continue reading Wait for it…
Please forgive me in advance for this rant, but I am so mad at the devil right now I could spit! I ask you, is nothing sacred to him? (Rhetorical question, of course!) God and Jesus do amazing things and the devil downplays them and steals their thunder. A few examples: Jesus is born as … Continue reading Here we go again!
It is my firm opinion that dessert is proof of the existence of God! I mean, a Creator who made the ingredients that when compiled would be dessert, well that is just plain awe inspiring! See if you can agree with me here. A beautiful, decadent dessert is placed before you. First you consume it … Continue reading Taste and see
“Weebles wobble, but they don't fall down.” That was the catchphrase for several lines of children's roly-poly toys from Hasbro's Playskool division created on July 23, 1971. (Yes, I am well aware that I am dating myself here.) The Weeble is shaped like and egg so the physic principle works as intended. The shape has … Continue reading Quitting is not an option
Last month, on a contemporary Christian radio, they asked you to sign up to encourage folks every day for the month. My gift of the Spirit is encouragement and I do whatever I can to make that happen each and every day to brighten someone else's day. I had a daily devotional where the writer … Continue reading Road signs
At the end of my blog posts, you can see I named my publishing company Fluffy Puppy Publishing. Why? What does a fluffy puppy do? It scampers and romps and just generally acts too cute! How does that effect us? It triggers the part of the brain that goes awww and awe. Because who doesn't … Continue reading Joy of Dogs
I try to count my blessings with regularity. It takes my mind off the negative and focuses on what positive things I do have in my life. I have been taking it to a new level lately by witnessing what I am using in a day. Here is my list. Electricity. In 1938, 81 years … Continue reading Things I’m grateful for