Hay Mow

One of the neatest features of a barn is they have a loft or hay mow.  They have hay bales which make great forts and things to jump off.  But the best thing is hay mows have cupolas or openings to let in pigeons.  Grandpa was always willing to let us take the .22 and…

Invisible Zones

We have invisible zones that separate us.  At times we are so close and yet we are so far away. Years ago we went camping with the kids in Colorado.  We were sitting by the fire and I looked at the campsite next to us.  Very similar.  Tent camper, family roasting marshmallows, chairs around the…

No Right Way

I don’t believe in the right way to do something. My kids just think I’m messed up. Most people just don’t know or realize. Let me explain. I’m left-handed and right-handed.  I eat and write left-handed, but sports or activities I learned as a kid I do right-handed.  So I throw and bat right-handed, shoot…

Baseball and Church

In February I begin thinking about spring training and baseball.  I’m a big baseball fan and have been for a long time.  A few months ago I was switching back and forth between a professional baseball and professional football game.  Even though I love baseball, the game of football is much more engaging.  Experts say…