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Remembering my heroes

I’ve been thinking lately about who my heroes have been and how they may have impacted my life. Here are five of them: David Of Bible fame. He was my … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

What a wonderful Thanksgiving

This had to be just about a perfect Thanksgiving. The only thing that could have made it better would have been the presence of my oldest son and my son-in-law, … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Proud of my children and oldest grandchild

For the first time, four of our children and our oldest grandson are voting today. I think they are voting for different presidential candidates, and that is fine with me. … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sunday in Washington

I’m sitting in the Smithsonian “Castle” on the mall in Washington, drinking coffee, and reading Bonhoeffer while my daughters explore the Air and Space Museum next door. The sun is … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 2 Comments

Words from my mom: ‘Give while you live’

Today, my 83-year-old mother fixed lunch for my youngest son, Cameron, and me. She served up fried salmon patties, fried turkey ham, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, cream peas, carrots, … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

In pursuit of feral hogs

Feral hogs are destroying our pastureland, so Cam and our on the hunt on this cool December evening. We are in the truck, hunkered down in the cab in hopes … Continue reading

December 28, 2011 · 1 Comment

The little things

(Originally posted to Facebook. Responses below.) I’m sitting on my tractor, engine off, cool breeze blowing, listening to the snap, crackle, pop of a brush pile fire as it begins … Continue reading

November 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Wonderful vacation

(Originally posted to Faceboook. Responses below.) Vacations are wonderful when you don’t have a lot of plans. You get to simply do the things you like to do. For me, … Continue reading

November 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Tim Allen wisdom

(Originally posted to Facebook. Responses below.) Tim Allen character on Last Man Standing to his daughter who didn’t want to go to college: “College is important. Without college there would … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

New member in the family

(Originally appeared on Facebook. Comments below.) Tomorrow is a big day in the Foster family. We will welcome a member–Krissy, as she becomes Landon Foster‘s wife. We love her already … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · Leave a comment