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What Is The Right Valentine Gift?

I may not be the best person to write a post on gift giving.  On our first anniversary, I gave Diane a car battery.  A few days earlier I heard her say we needed a battery.  I had been wondering what to get her and now I knew.  I secretly bought the battery, wrapped the box in nice paper and …

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Creative Juices

As a kid one night, I spilled my spaghetti all over the floor. My Mom said that it was my last supper. As hard as I looked I couldn’t see Judas, the disciples or anything else in the mess on the floor. Some people have the creative juices and talent to make something beautiful out of what looks like an …

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I Don’t Remember Dropping the Skunk!

I learned a lot about life growing up on a farm. One day as we were driving to church a family of skunks crossed the road in front of us. My dad slammed on the brakes and shouted. “Grab one of the little ones Ken.” I usually obeyed my dad without question but I remember looking at him like he …

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A Disguise Surprise

I love my mom!  She is in her 80’s and still going strong.  I love surprising her and making her laugh! Almost every time I go to see her I go in disguise.  It fools her every time.  When you are not expecting to see someone, it is not uncommon not to recognize them. I hope you enjoy this most …

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The Goat Came Back! A True Story, Minus the SWAT Team

I’m an archery hunter. Like the natives of yesteryear, I never leave anything behind. I eat what I hunt. In 1992 I took a goat from some of the most dangerous cliffs in Colorado. As soon as I got home I threw a piece of goat meat in a frying pan. Within five seconds my family was in the street …