Gratitude By Wynne VanBuskirk It was Friday afternoon, and my husband, Guy, our daughter Eliza, and I had just taken off from Addison Airport in our little 4-seater plane. There is always a lot to tend to when traveling, and our moods were somewhat unsettled as we were running a little later than planned. We were headed to Iowa where Eliza would be enrolled in boarding school as an incoming freshman. If everything went according to plan, … [Read more] about Gratitude
How Far Would You Drive to Feed Hungry Children? How far would you drive to feed hungry children? Would you drive 114 miles, from Ft. Worth to Athens, everyday? That is what Willa Johnson did all summer, from June 4th through August 9th. Feeding Kids … [Read more] about How Far Would You Drive to Feed Hungry Children?
Why Have a Rooster? I've had chickens for years, but never a rooster. After all, if you don't want to build your flock naturally, why have a rooster? Now that we live in the country and are building our homestead, and the goal is to build the flock...you've … [Read more] about Why Have a Rooster?
Possum Patrol or Surprising Superpower By Guest Contributor, Kimberly Guthrie Oh no! She’s dead! My heart fell as I gazed into the depths and saw her laying there with her mouth open, a blank stare in her eyes and the smell of death exuding from her … [Read more] about Possum Patrol or Surprising Superpower
Canton Trail Riders Give Luke Scott One Last Ride…in Spirit July 19-21 was the Canton Trail Riders annual Poorboy Rodeo. The PoorBoy Rodeo is a three day rodeo event that is always jammed packed with excitement, and witty comments from the announcer. On … [Read more] about Canton Trail Riders Give Luke Scott One Last Ride…in Spirit
Lay Down Your Guns It’s probably unusual for a person to have personally known someone who has had a biography written of his or her life. It’s got to be more unusual still to have known two people whose lives have been remembered in biographies. I’ve known … [Read more] about Lay Down Your Guns
Influence of the Prince of the Air Waves Evident in Israeli Crisis The influence of the prince of the air waves in the Israeli crisis is evident. Had you picked up any number of newspapers in May you would have seen headlines such as "BLOODBATH: Scores dead, … [Read more] about Influence of the Prince of the Air Waves Evident in Israeli Crisis
THE FEASTS OF THE LORD – Counting of Omer and Shavuot (Pentecost) At the time they left Egypt, the Hebrew slaves knew of Hashem as the covenant god of their forefathers, but did not have a full understanding of His person1. Through their witness of the 10 … [Read more] about THE FEASTS OF THE LORD – Counting of Omer and Shavuot (Pentecost)
FIRST MONDAY AT THE FARMERS MARKET and Taylor Cattle Company The Main Street Committee is heading the Farmers Market and they are doing a wonderful job. You never know what kind of tasty treats, produce, or entertainment you might find. The Market … [Read more] about FIRST MONDAY AT THE FARMERS MARKET and Taylor Cattle Company
Get in on the Dirt at the Canton, Texas Farmers Market The Main Street Committee is heading the Farmers Market, and looking at the crowd and vendors on Saturday, they are doing something right. You never know what kind of tasty treats, produce, or … [Read more] about Get in on the Dirt at the Canton, Texas Farmers Market