I’m melted butter

I'm sure you can agree. Some mornings you are slower to wake up than others. Well, as I was waiting for the coffee to brew, I started my water for oatmeal. My husband suggested putting in a pat of butter to make it savory. So I did. Then the physics lesson in thermodynamics began. (I … Continue reading I’m melted butter

New Math

I remember when I had to suffer through this. New Math. It was taught during the 1950's—1970's. It was supposed to be a dramatic change in the way math was taught, emphasizing “discovery learning.” Students worked in groups to invent theories about the problems posed in the textbooks. The goal was get past children only … Continue reading New Math

I’m going to make Millions!

This idea is genius! I don't know why I didn't think of it sooner. Maybe you've heard of carbon offsets. A carbon offset, sometimes called a carbon credit, refers to paying someone else to reduce their carbon emissions or increase their carbon sequestration (as in by planting trees) in order to offset your own carbon … Continue reading I’m going to make Millions!

Flames

In my efforts to be more mindful to express gratitude daily, I realized that sometimes it is the simple pleasures that brings us to a place of thankfulness. Like the way my mouth feels after brushing my teeth. A warm bed. The first cup of coffee in the morning. Vanilla lip balm. Cocoa butter lotion. … Continue reading Flames

Details

About two years ago I awoke in the middle of the night to 3:16. Not sure what 3:16 verse, so after careful consideration, I determined I needed to look up and write down each and every 3:16 verse in the Bible. It was a very eye opening self-study. Recently I've become friends with Kamryn Adams, … Continue reading Details

Change of life

Did you know that the word circumcision is mentioned 87 times in the Bible? Why do men get all the publicity? Well, being a woman is no picnic either fellas. I was reminded of this the other day when a friend told me she barely got any sleep due to the effects of menopause. It … Continue reading Change of life

Why did the chicken cross the road?

I dream of a better tomorrow where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives. I discussed this topic in depth with the chickens at my ranch, and we arrived at a consensus that CLM, Chicken Lives Matter. Now, in all seriousness, I believe all lives matter. From the smallest to … Continue reading Why did the chicken cross the road?

Walk a mile in your Choos

At the end of May, we were banding the boy calves and ear tagging them. It was pretty mucky in the pen where we were coaxing them toward the squeeze chute. And they were none too happy about what was coming. So while wearing my muck boots, I was running around convincing these calves this … Continue reading Walk a mile in your Choos