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Stronger Than Drought

Knowing when the time is right and when it is not requires great wisdom… and a bit of common sense. Continue reading

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By Other Means

Even when we feel sick and weak, we often don’t want to accept help. Even though we’d gladly give it to someone else… maybe it should go both ways. Continue reading

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Taking Back the Good

At the point of reclamation, regaining control of what has been surrendered is not an easy task. Continue reading

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A Good Day Off

But when I got home and stepped out into the sixty-degree air on a beautifully sunny day… well, plans changed. I put the wood in the garage and shifted to the new plans.
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Lemonade

I was reminded recently of an old, old truth: When we learn how to turn misfortune into opportunity, we have touched one of the great secrets of victorious living. Over the years, I’ve learned that a tool or machine is like an attitude: sometimes the best way to fix one is to just get a new one. Now, this is not an election-year story of rags to riches or of fame to shame. Just a man and his mower. Well, former mower… Continue reading

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Taking a Stand

I had thought it was a completely rational idea to have the horses keep the grass “mowed” on the state right-of-way. It would save gas, give the horses extra grazing they needed and, in the long run, save me time. So I put up a temporary extension fence down by the highway. Continue reading

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Faith and Fury

A robin had flown in low and landed on the stones less than ten feet away from me. She stood, tilting her head, looking first at me and than at the litter of scattered grass and then back at me. Continue reading

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