Grocery shopping with a homeless person will amaze you

I don’t usually link to another person’s blog here on my own, but this time I am going to make an exception.

The blog story I link to, at the bottom of this post, really amazed me.  It made me think of some things that I truly had not considered when it came to food and the less fortunate members of our society. Continue reading

Guatemala… it’s closer than you think

With all that has been happening in the news with regards to the ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION from Central America into the United States, I just had to rant a bit.  So here goes…

As most of you know, Ranae and I lived in Guatemala and served as full time missionaries.  You can view our website for more details at

We still financially support various missionaries there and I am in contact with most of them on a regular basis.

First, I keep hearing countless news stories and everyone, calling the various radio talk shows, is saying “it impossible for any person to walk from Guatemala to the USA.”

Heck, I have had outright arguments and shouting matches with ignorant people who claim it is impossible to even drive from the USA to Guatemala or vice-versa.

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A Cat Named Cracker

CAT NAMES! OH WHAT A DILEMMA! For those who don’t know us very well, let me tell you about our darn cats.

I resisted getting any cats for over a decade, but then Ranae finally beat me down enough and I gave in. Then a friend told us about two little kittens that needed a home, when we lived in Missouri. We adopted them as soon as they were weened. Continue reading

Please register

Lately, I have been receiving a lot of private emails from people who have been reading my blog recently.  While I love email, please take just a moment and register to be an active member of my blog (this site).  When you register, you will automatically get an email whenever I post a new blog, etc.  You also have the ability to post comments on any of my blog postings, if you register. Continue reading