Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Evil One is Real

We had the third night of our parish mission last night and towards the beginning of our pastor’s talk he mentioned that if we had a bad day that we shouldn’t be surprised.  That the things happening at the mission … Continue reading

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Smith and Wesson 22a Pistol Review

I bought this pistol a couple of years ago and have been extremely happy with it.  I bought the plain black version, it is also offered in camo, with a 7″ barrel.  When I bought it it was a little … Continue reading

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Be still and know that I am God – Psalm 46:11

We are in the midst of our Parish Mission and last night we were asked to evaluate our relationship with God, to ask ourselves if we have a personal relationship with him, if we even believe that is possible.  I … Continue reading

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Dreams and Visions

As you know we are currently looking for our “homestead”.  We are searching for less house, and more space(read acreage).  I want to be able to hunt on my property, and have a big garden, plant fruit trees, have chickens, … Continue reading

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.22 Pistol, Extreme Versatility

If you are going to own one gun, it should be a .22 rifle or a shotgun(or a.., or a…).  But if you are going to purchase your first pistol might I suggest a .22?  Hear me out, I know … Continue reading

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Raising Small Animals – Book Review

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Raising Small Animals is 370 pages of exactly what the title says it is.  If you want to know how to raise small animals, this is the book for you.  I am going to give … Continue reading

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Liebster Award, it’s a real thing. Right?

So Shellie over at BlueberryAcresFarm nominated me for a Liebster Award.  I am not sure what I did to deserve the prestigious honor, but I would like to start by thanking Shellie, my family, my agent….just kidding.  Here is how … Continue reading

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Why we Homeschool

When people hear that we homeschool our children I often hear something like, “That’s really cool, can I ask why?”  (Other times the questions aren’t as positive)  There are numerous reasons we homeschool our children, but the first was that … Continue reading

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Self-Sufficiency Book Review

Self-Sufficiency is another book I checked out from the library when I just happened upon it when I was browsing through the shelves.  This book is edited by Abigail R. Gehring and published by Skyhorse Publishing.  This is a big … Continue reading

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Low Expectations of Fathers

I am a regular stay at home father of four wonderful children.  On numerous occasions I have been at the store with said children and had someone walk up to me and tell me how impressed they were that I … Continue reading

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