“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.
Our 31st annual family Christmas card may be viewed using the link below (1.2 MB PDF): 2019 Stembridge Christmas Card
Not a lot to report for 2018… mainly finishing up some of the work from 2017.