When we downsized to our 3BR house on one acre in Mid-southern Tennessee, we quickly filled the two-car detached garage to the point we could barely walk through. Cars, tractors and implements, trailers and other yard equipment have had to live out in the weather, waiting until I could build a post-frame shop (pole barn).
For we must consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill. The eyes of all people are upon us. So that if we shall deal falsely with our God in this work we have undertaken, and so cause Him to withdraw His present help from us, we shall be made a story and a by-word through the… Read more »
“Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them.” ~Frederick Douglas
“If I were the Prince of Darkness, I’d want to engulf the whole world in darkness. And I’d have a third of its real estate, and four-fifths of its population, but I wouldn’t be happy until I had seized the ripest apple on the tree — Thee. So I’d set about however necessary to take over the United States. I’d… Read more »
“When we take all these circumstances into consideration, it is but natural that the first paragraph of the Declaration of Independence should open with a reference to Nature’s God and should close in the final paragraphs with an appeal to the Supreme Judge of the world and an assertion of a firm reliance on Divine Providence. Coming from these sources,… Read more »
After 18 years, 3 months on the farm, we are embarking on a new season of life! Having recently retired from Caterpillar, we’ve purchased a new, much smaller, home in Tennessee to be closer to our eldest son and two adorable grandkids. We’ve been busy hauling our worldly (and ultimately temporary) possessions down in a 24′ enclosed trailer, and expect… Read more »
2019 ended up being a very wet year, with multiple 6″+ rain events over a matter of a few weeks.