Monthly Archives: June 2011

Chicken Slaughter

We had some friends give us 10 Cornish Cross chickens that an elementary school class had raised from eggs but could no longer guide in their quest to return to the dirt. We were able to help the chickens get … Continue reading

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Sourdough: the solution to all the world’s problems

We make our own bread products in this house, and rely heavily on commercial yeast from the grocery store. Not only is the stuff expensive, it’s not self-sustaining, since you have to keep buying it to keep making bread. I … Continue reading

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The One About How We Read The Bible

I love literature. And I don’t mean the latest John Grisham novel. And I don’t mean that crap you see people reading in airports. No offense intended if you read that crap, but it’s not literature – it’s mass-produced sub-par … Continue reading

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The One About Religion

A few thoughts, enumerated: 1) A praise/worship song titled “Fields of Grace” by Big Daddy Weave contains the lyrics, “There’s a place where religion finally dies…there’s a place where I lose my selfish pride…dancing with my father God in fields … Continue reading

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What We Do: a montage of our days these days

In one of my favorite movies – A Beautiful Mind – Alicia Nash is tending the kitchen while her medicated husband sits at a table staring blankly at nothing. “Whatcha thinkin’ about?” she asks. “What do people do?” he replies. … Continue reading

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