Category Archives: Outdoors

In Awe of His World

God’s world is very big, but He works at a very detailed level in all of the things that are around us.  His complexity is amazing if you pause to ponder, stop to study.  Don’t blink, you might miss it. … Continue reading

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Buried Treasure

Boys like to dig.  I suppose I did my share of it when I was once one, and have done plenty since, but there is just something inside of most boys that make them want to dig in the dirt.  … Continue reading

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Blowleafers and Snooternoodles

Some folks sure make a big fuss over aliens.  I’m not talking about the illegal kind that are hopping fences or digging tunnels under the border.  I’m referring to the ones in flying saucers, the ones with the big heads … Continue reading

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The Banana Plantation

There is something very wrong with this picture.  For some reason we have gotten accustomed to having fairly mild winters here in Arkansas, but that has not been the case this year.  Snow and below freezing temperatures are becoming commonplace around … Continue reading

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The Last Day of January

I left work today with great anticipation of seeing snowflakes in abundance, hoping the weatherman’s prediction hadn’t failed us again.  It hadn’t.  God came through for him today, giving him a much needed boost to his reputation for a change.  … Continue reading

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Snow Birds

It finally happened.  After moving that red beast from corner to corner all year, standing it up in every foreseeable location in the garage and storage room, our plastic red sled was affectionately sought after this afternoon.  The first snow … Continue reading

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Death of a Scarecrow

Some of our brightest days arrived on our hillside this week.  The hickory trees have made their way onto center stage for their amazing final performance of the year.  As you approach the top of the hill a panorama of … Continue reading

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