I started this blog quite a few years ago. It's been sitting here for over four years, patiently waiting for me. And, now, I feel that it is time. One of my heroes, Albert Schweitzer, said, "Impart as much as you can of you spiritual being to those who are on the road with you, … Continue reading A Place for the Spiritual
New Year’s Day 2016 Bare Back Riding
Got a chance to spend the day with the family and the horses
Happy Memorial Day!
It is not foolish and wrong to mourn the men and women who have died, but it is so much more important that we thank God that such men and women have lived.
The Power of Service on Healing the Soul
What a profound and moving video. I needed this today.
Liner and the Rocks
I never thought that building a pond would take so much time. But it has really been rewarding. My family came over and helped to place the liner. Rocks and gravel were delivered and now the challenge is placing the 300-400 lb rocks. Once the rock is placed, the liner can be trimmed. … Continue reading Liner and the Rocks
Aquaponics . . . Just BIGGER!
I've always wanted a Koi Pond, so after experimenting with my small aquaponics system, I've decided to go big. I'm going to try to keep a pictoral record of the construction progress of my full sized aquaponics koi pond. I've been researching this for the last two years and started digging last month . . … Continue reading Aquaponics . . . Just BIGGER!
Aquaponics . . . A Work in Progress & A Great Hobby!
"Aquaponics . . . what in the world is that?" It is the question that I get all the time when people first see the raised garden grow-beds sitting above two 50 gallon water tanks powered by eight beautiful little Koi. I'm about two and a half months into my aquaponics gardening experiment. Aquaponics is a system … Continue reading Aquaponics . . . A Work in Progress & A Great Hobby!
Aquaponics . . . my first attempt
After doing a great deal of reading I decided to put my Koi to work. My wife was tired of the fish smell from the fish tank in my office at home. So, the two 50 gallon water troughs that weren't in use in the barn became the new home for my 9 koi and … Continue reading Aquaponics . . . my first attempt
Thought of the Day
If you want to be respected, be respectable. If you want to be liked, be likable. If you want to be loved, be lovable. If you want to be employed, be employable.