I remembered!!

I struggled with the idea that I could be doing something “better” or “bigger” in the world, rather than getting up every morning and spending another day mediating fights between (or fighting with) my children, pointing out messes, and saying...

Potty Humor

Over the weekend a new Dyess/Gussman box set audio released! These are some of my favorite audios, and I told my ARC team if I had to choose just one audio as my favorite, this box set would probably be the one. It was my first Christmas series and I was SO...

Snow!!

I have a story from last March I wanted to share with you today: When my kids were little we did a lot of stuff in the snow – sledding and tubing and snowmobiling. We also had a long drive, plus the truck garage parking lot area and that meant a lot of plowing,...

Jessie’s New Running Program

I didn’t mention it at the time, but Watson and I and the girls made a quick trip to Tennessee before Christmas. Watson was supposed to go to an Akaushi farm and check out a couple of bulls for a buddy, and I was curious as to what the place looked like, so we...

Hand in Hand with Jesus

The quote in this email—She is clothed in strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future—I have pasted on the wall in the room I do most of my writing in. It’s a paraphrase of a verse in Proverbs, and I need that daily reminder. I had a few funny...

Climb that mountain!

I’ve been trying to figure out where to start this story. Sometimes it’s obvious, but with this story… First, let me tell you about our cow, Cutie. She’s a sweet little Hereford – orange with a white face and white legs and brisket....

Auggie the calf

This spring, Jules and I were checking on the cows, and we came at just the right time to see Auggie be born. He came out the way he was supposed to – with nose lying on front feet first – but his mom was standing up. Now, this isn’t too uncommon,...