Tag: Family

One of a Kind: Remembering Our Farm Dog “Snoopy”

When you think of a farm dog, you don’t typically think of an overweight beagle. Well, that overweight beagle would have most likely put the dog you’re thinking of to shame. (I’m biased of course.) The best way to describe her  physical countenance was, “as big around as she was long.” She wasn’t the lean, Blue Heeler type, but that never stopped her. 

In That Quiet Missouri Hollow: The Story of My Son’s First Deer.

We hunted hard. Glassing various set ups, rattling, and several spot and stalk efforts proved fruitless. By the time the evening sit came around, he was so tired. Dozing off from time to time in the stand, I finally asked him if he wanted to go back to the truck. He said, “No dad, I’m not leaving until I kill one.”

Training for Godliness: Why Telling Men to “Step Up” Without Proficient Training Sets Them Up For Failure.

“All you gotta do is…” Don’t we love heroes? In the darkest hour, they shine bright. The history books praise their valor and we shower them with medals and gifts. They “stepped up”. I can remember one of my high-school football coaches railing on during a halftime pep-talk shouting, “Who is gonna be the hero?”

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