Snow day

It’s a very nice day to stay home, stay inside, lounge, drink coffee and make plans with my wife for the year. After a solid morning of much coffee and good talks I’m thinking cabin fever is highly overrated! I guess I only thought staying in a cozy cabin in Alaska for the winter wouldContinue reading “Snow day”

Seen in the woods

I carry a camera. When I walk the woods, I see. See any wildlife in one of the pictures? To really see, one has to thread their vision into every crevice of sight as far as possible otherwise all that is seen is the forest. One of our deer hunting tales (true story) tells onContinue reading “Seen in the woods”

Bounty: A Tribute to Dad and Mom

I belong and am part of a family of “Bounty” Everyone belongs and everyone contributes. It’s a way of life and seems in our DNA. Let me explain by way of our september adventures to visit some of the family back home. I have pictures to back it up! My uncle knowing that I workContinue reading “Bounty: A Tribute to Dad and Mom”

The Thrill of Frill

frill fril/ noun (Google “Frill”) 1. A strip of gathered or pleated material sewn by one side onto a garment or larger           piece of material as a decorative edging or ornament 2. an unnecessary extra feature or embellishment. “it was just a comfortable apartment with no frills” synonyms: ostentation, ornamentation, decoration, embellishment, fanciness, fuss, chi-chi, gilding, excess We love Frills. FrillContinue reading “The Thrill of Frill”

It Was Worth It

Overheard on this Boundary Water campsite, “Bob would have liked this!”  The Problem with Bob was my constant second guessing myself on pouring so much time into a broken teenager growing the wrong way. layers of funny covered this hurting kid.  Was it worth it? Was He worth it? That was my question 30 yearsContinue reading “It Was Worth It”

I Dare… Maybe

Not many go here anymore Every time I go by this old farmstead with the trees crowded around and over the entrance, I am reminded how much my life is like this place. The fields still grow some wild grasses and a little alfalfa, the fences are not used for cattle anymore, and the roadsContinue reading “I Dare… Maybe”

>Who is still in the running? by Gary Fultz

> WHO?? I would hope that we all set some goals to accomplish in 2011. Who is taking the proper steps to meeting them?I want to know how you are getting it done? What kind of things have you put into place to make sure you stay on track? Who is still in the running?.Continue reading “>Who is still in the running? by Gary Fultz”

Food for Thought

>                                Scrambled eggs, coffee after a good Time with God by the fire this morning I heard it….I heard it again…then again….     How I start my day has become important to me. I have had to discipline myself to listen to all the voices vying for the days attention startingContinue reading “Food for Thought”