Sunday, August 29, 2010

horse shoe

This spring they "repaired" the road in front of our house. They use a truck that has a mix of tar and small gravel and they spread this where the road seems to be disappearing. During the summer this gets hot and soft. The Amish horses lose their shoes as they move through the hot tar. It literally pulls the shoes off the horses.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Happy Anniversary Sweetie

This is a picture of Pam on the front porch of a log cabin, deep in the woods in an old logging camp in North Central Canada. I left Pam in the woods (not here) and "went to work" every day for three or four days. When I came back there she was just as happy as little lark.

She is a wonderful person. She is the best person I've ever met.

In addition to being comfortable in the woods, she convinced me she was almost perfect the day we went to the mall and she asked if we could leave because there were too many people. She is the rare woman who does not like to go the mall.

What has impressed me most over the last year was how she prays. My prayers go out of my head hit the ceiling, bounce off the wall and I can almost see them collapse on the floor, laying there.... She prays and things happen. At church one morning there was one of those call to prayers. A lady left the side of her young relative, walked past deacons, elders, pastors, grabbed Pam by the hand and had her come to the front of the church to pray for her relative. What can I tell you that that simple act does not.

I love you sweetie. Happy Anniversary!

Friday, August 20, 2010


This is America. You can fly over this part of America... but it is your loss to have missed it.