… is one thing for which we should be tremendously grateful: the excitement God packs into one day is plenty.
Odd. Hillarious. Creative. If its along these lines, you’ll find it here.
… The older the sweeter! PS We love having you here Grandma
“A big reason for not being able to figure out our own future is simply that it’s too wonderful”
Once, on our travels through the southern Appalachians, the Wilkes Team and the Staddon Brigade paid a visit to Tennessee’s highest point. Naturally, it is right on the TN/NC border (about 60 miles from Mount Mitchell as the crow flies). Along the road we saw a Ruffed Grouse, and on the footpath between the parking […]
There still remains an event worthy of note from the Rockies Road Trip to western Canada and that is that on our return we passed White Butte, the highest point in North Dakota, 30th among the states, and rising to an elevation of 3,506 feet. I would encourage anyone visiting Mount Rushmore to consider taking […]
“The words of the children of the Staddons, the example that their mother gave them. “How is it Dad has found such a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. His heart doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no fear of an empty checkbook. She doeth him good and […]
Have you ever wished to see a miracle? Well, normally it starts as a problem. We had arrived at the Fuhrmann family farm right on time. Friday evening the Discipleship Encouragement Weekend sessions went well. Then Saturday dawned bright and promising. Unbeknownst to us, five weeks earlier, a very valuable steer had escaped the family […]
I read this heart-warming anonymous poem for the first time last year as ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and Out on the Ranch” and really enjoyed it. I changed a few words to suit my fancy and put it in an Appalachian setting. Enjoy! ‘Twas the night before Christmas and down in the holler, The […]
“Lord, please make it rain NOW!” It was hoarse whisper. I was flat on my face, in the grass on the hillside. My left hand grasped my single weapon and I kept my head low. Advances had been made, but the enemy, thoroughly aroused, now swarmed through the area. I had been hit once but […]