Monthly Archives: July 2012

Wow is bigger than worry

I recently drove my family on a long road trip that began at dark-thirty in the morning. I drove east and got to watch the sun rise…very slowly. God reminded me that He was there with me, watching His own … Continue reading

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July 29, 2012: Thank God I’m a country guy

John Denver wrote a song called “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” about how much he liked the country life, and what he got to to do in the country. I always liked it: the joy of a simpler life, … Continue reading

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July 15, 2012: watching paint dry

“We have a duck barn in progress; call for backup.” Our duck barn is nearing completion. We have bolted it to posts, caulked the holes, tarred the cracks, patched the splits, screwed the loose walls to the frame, primed the … Continue reading

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July 8, 2012: tar and feathers for meaningful labor

It’s still hot. And humid. And there’s work to be done outside… Excuse me; I have to shower again. Or do I need to dry off? And is it from showering, swimming, or from being outside? Does it matter? (sigh) … Continue reading

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July 1, 2012: 99% perspiration

I’ve heard it said that genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration, Thomas Edison, I think. If true, then I must be quite a genius this time of year. Lemme ‘splain. It’s been so hot and humid here this month that … Continue reading

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