Friday, September 7, 2012


That is one of the great granddaughters.

One of her grandfathers (Not this one) calls her,
"A woman in training."

He is correct.  I assume that is because two of 
her grand mothers spend a lot of time teaching 
her to, shop and shop and shop.

generally at someone else's expense.

It is hard to believe, but there is more to a 
woman than shopping. In about two more 
winters I will be eighty years old - the Lord 
willing.  And as slow as I am to learn, I've 
learned that a woman also has to have a 
man to boss around.

It's just something about a woman's nature.  
She has to have a man to correct and direct.  
[See guys, we are needed.] I think it's because 
she has the need to have control over 
something more powerful than her self. 
Like a man needs a monster truck.  Or to be 
a lion trainer, or conquer mountain.

Well, this granddaughter is only ten years old.  
So she has no husband or boyfriend to boss 
around. That's where I come in.  I let her 
practice bossing on me. 

She wanted a turtle. So, it was grandpa's 
job to get one.  (The one on the right.)

It was put in the back yard by the pond.  
The next day the one on the left come out 
of a field to join it. 

"Grandpa get that turtle from across the 
fence.""Grandpa fix a place to keep my 
turtles.""Grandpa........." "Grandpa......."

Just love it.  I'm needed in the training of a 

Friday, August 31, 2012


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Some body was here.

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Vandals were here.

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A dog was here.

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A rabbit was here.

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Somebody made this.

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But this.  No one was here and it came from nothing.

"The fool said in his heart,
'There is no God.'"
-Psalms 14:1 (AKJV)

Wednesday, July 18, 2012


The belief that there was
nothing and nothing happened
to nothing and the nothing
magically exploded for no
reason, creating everything 
then a bunch of everything
magically rearranged itself for
no reason whatsoever into
self-replicating bits which then
turned into dinosaurs,

For by him were all things
created, that are in heaven, and 
that are in earth, visible and 
invisible, whether they be thrones,
or dominions, or principalities, or
powers: all things were created by him, 
and for him.  Col. 1;16
Author unknown to blogger.

Thursday, July 12, 2012


There is a lot of interesting stuff, for most people,
at Terra Studios near Durham, Arkansas.

That is where these shots were taken.

Here is proof positive.
When you ignore God
Weird stuff happens.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012


Do you want to be frustrated?
Get a computer.

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"Computers are like Old Testament gods;
lots of rules and no mercy."
-Joseph Campbell

"Computers make it easier to do a lot of things,
but most of the things they make it 
easier to do don't need to be done."
-Andy Rooney

 Do you want an interrupted life?
Get a cell phone.

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"As a teenager you are at the last stage
in your life when you will be happy to hear
that the phone is for you."
-Fran Lebowitz

 Do you want to be brainwashed?
Get a T.V.

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"I find television to be very educating,
Every time somebody turns on the set,
I go in the other room and read a book."
-Groucho Marx

 Do you want expensive trouble?
Get a car.

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"We are the first nation in the history of the world
to go to the poorhouse in an automobile."
-Will Rogers

 Do you want to go broke?
Keep up with the neighbors.

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"Keeping up with the Joneses was a full-time job
with my mother and father.
It was not until many years later when I lived alone
that I realized how much cheaper it was to drag
the Joneses down to my level."
-author unknown

Do you want to be scared half to death?
Read the Newspaper.

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"My doctors told me this morning my blood pressure
is down so low that I can start reading the newspaper."
-Ronald Reagan.  US President 1987

Wednesday, June 27, 2012


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If you have lived as long as I have -
you know that someone is always coming up with some
goofy cause.
The trend is to down play mankind's God given position
to that of simply part of the animal kingdom.

Have you gotten your "green" cause yet.
Something to save the ecological relationships
of man and beast?
Something to make a name for yourself?

Consider "SAVE THE TICK".

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See that little guy above.
It's on someone's arm (Or body).
If you will leave him (it) alone it can become
as big as the fatty below.
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All they want is some of your body fluids.
You have plenty if you are in good health.
Share some with a tick.

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Make it a goal to save several type (species) of tick.

Ticks can give you tick fever.
But what has that got to do with it?
Ticks were here before you were born.
Don't they have a right to live too?

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Some one smart said the one above is a female.
Sure beats me.
I'll confess.
I have been killing all of them I could get
my hands on.

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Look at this beautiful selection of ticks.

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I know.
Your question is,

The easiest way is to get off the couch.
Then take a hike or nature walk in the woods.
Some will hitch a ride home with you.

Lets save the ticks for future posterity.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012


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Shop till you drop.
Seems to be the philosophy our age.
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Don't believe it.
That is a lie encouraged by merchants
to get rich at your expense.

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"Watch out and guard yourselves from every kind 
of greed; because your true life 
is not made up of the things you own,
no matter how rich you may be."
-Luke 12:15 (GNB)

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"But God said to him,
'You fool!
This very night you will have to give up your life;
then who will get all these things you have kept for yourself?'"
And Jesus concluded.
"This is how it is with those who pile up riches
for themselves
but are not rich in God's sight."
-Luke 12:20,21 (GNB)

Wednesday, June 13, 2012


Thank God the driver came out of this alive.

"Troubles are often the tools by which God
fashions us for better things."
-H. W. Beecher

"I have had many troubles in my life,
but the worst of them never came."
-James A. Garfield.

"The wise man thinks about his troubles
only when there is some purpose in doing so;
at other times he thinks about other things.
-Betrand Russell.

"In all troublous events we may find comfort,
though it be only in the negative admission
that things might have been worse."

Wednesday, June 6, 2012


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"And I saw that all labor and all achievement
spring from man's envy of his neighbor.
This too is meaningless,
a chasing after the wind."
-Ecclesiastes 4:4 (NIV)

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I did not say that.
It was Solomon, the wisest man that ever lived.


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If we would work harder,
we could by more "stuff"
to take care of.