My daughter is serving a mission for our church. I write her a letter every week, and as I was thinking about and composing my letter to her, it dawned on me that I was also writing a letter to myself. Below I've included some excerpts from that letter . . . ------- I know being … Continue reading Life Is Much Like Mutton Busting
Did I tell you that I love Saturday mornings? I look forward to sword fighting days. I am invigorated by these mornings. I look forward to testing myself against those in the group. This weekend we had a new student join us and Greg wanted to focus on two handed saber fighting. I love two … Continue reading I Love Saturday Mornings
I have been busy this last month and between work, life and the excessive temperatures of up to 115 degrees, I haven't been able to record as much video as I'd like. However, I've got some good video of many of the Loyal Order of the Sword students working with Greg, our Sword Master. Below … Continue reading The Training Continues
It's taken me a few weeks, but I finally got to edit the video of Greg and I sparing with rapier and dagger. This was a memorable training session, with Greg's lightening fast strikes to the head whenever my defenses were open. Did I tell you that I just love fencing with rapier and dagger? … Continue reading Adam & Greg Continuous Sparing
The weather was just wonderful this evening with a cool breeze blowing through the trees, not a cloud in the sky and the dogs sitting lazily by my side on the porch. My wife let the horses into the back yard to graze. These quiet, simple evenings are the days that I long for and … Continue reading Sunday Evenings on the Ranch
"We're going to a place where daylight savings doesn't exist . . . We're going to Arizona . . .!"
Good morning!! My name is Gracie. I am Adam's trusted Puggle. I just wanted to show you around the farm this morning. Adam's been pretty busy lately with all the chores and his office and trying to be a human. I thought I'd show you what it looks like from my view. So, follow me … Continue reading Happy Sunday . . . from the Perspective of a Puggle.
We had three little chicks born overnight. Mother hen has been roosting for the last month and three of them hatched today. Quite beautiful little chicks . . . if I do say so. What do you think? We lost 5 chickens due to the sudden swing in heat last week (20 degree swing up … Continue reading Three Feathered Additions to the Family