Slow Down Country Pap
Hey folks, been a while since I have posted but there are some things happening out there today that have me very annoyed and very concerned. Yes, this is probably a soap box post, but one that I have to do. Yesterday, after a few summerlike days after a very cold and wet beginning ofContinue reading “Small Farms, Small Businesses”
Wow, it’s been a long time since I posted anything. No real excuses other than retirement can be busy – and not always how you thought it was going to be back when you were wishing for it. Sitting here today watching it rain and my two of my grandsons playing and watching TV, somehowContinue reading “Fishing Throughout the Years”
Having just lived through one of the many winter storms that is a part of life here in the Appalachian Mountains of Western MD – and yes Maryland actually does have a Western area that is mountainous- I can’t help but think of a couple of memorable storms that we have lived through. We haveContinue reading “Memorable Winter Storms”
In January of 2021 I made a list of wishes that I would hope to be able to see during the year, really without much hope any of them would come to pass. Well, looking at them this January, they for the most part didn’t. Let’s look and see……. Hope 1 – church attendance wouldContinue reading “January 2022 – A look at my hopes from last year.”
Yes, time marches on and while it brings us some great things like grandchildren, it also brings us news such as I received a couple of days ago regarding the passing of a dear friend. When I found out last week that he was failing I asked his wife to tell him to remember someContinue reading “Deer Hunting Stories, In Memory of a Great Friend”
Sitting here at my computer on Sunday evening following Thanksgiving week. My wife and I have laughed about this today, but after a great family week, both of us just are sitting down today and saying, Whew, what a week! If you are grandparent – you know what I mean! Don’t get me wrong hereContinue reading “Whew!”
There is no doubt as you get older your activities during Thanksgiving change but one thing should never change. You should always be thankful to God for all he has given us. If you look closely enough today, there are forces at work trying to eliminate the traditional family and family values and that evenContinue reading “Thanksgiving Remembrances”
This past Sunday, one of the best for weather this Autumn Season, my wife suggested that we take our bikes and visit Lindy Point at Blackwater Falls State Park in Tucker County West Virginia. This point is one of the most photographed areas of the park, probably second behind the falls itself, and an areaContinue reading “Lindy Point Overlook”
Recently my wife and I joined our daughter, her husband, and our youngest granddaughter on a bike ride on the Swamp Rabbit Trail in South Carolina. According to the literature this trail is a multi-use (biking and hiking) trail that connects Greenville South Carolina to Traveler’s Rest South Carolina and is about 22 miles long.Continue reading “Swamp Rabbit Trail”
One of the main reasons I retired over a year ago was so I could help provide daycare for my grandkids while my girls worked. Today is one of those lucky days I get to watch my youngest grandson. We are winding down the summer season, so it was a perfect day to take aContinue reading “A Walk along a Country Road with a Little Buddy”
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