Deacon D. Dawg

You know, really, the better title for this post might be “What Was I THINKIN”???” Actually, I know what I was thinking. I was thinking that they were all so CUTE!!! All 11 of those little yellow Labrador puppies!!! Just lined up, standing up, with their front paws resting on top of the chicken wire […]


Proverbs 2:1 Beware the Grim Reeker

We’ve got a lot of good stories in our family made up by my daughter (she of George, the Rabid Chicken fame.) And one relates to the Grim Reaper. One fall, probably near Halloween, she came across the image of the Grim Reaper. A ghastly, grim image he is. She was about 6 at the […]


What Is This Big Bison of Which You Speak?

Or “of whom”. Actually, it should be “Who is this Big Bison of whom you speak?” How did my adorable husband come to be known as the Big Bison? Well it started many moons ago, at Pam’s Truck Stop in Lebanon, TN, on the way to the VFW. Think I’m joking? Oh, no, my friends. […]


Proverbs 1:7: For him (or her) who has ears…

Proverbs 1: 7 is the verse I’m going to focus on today, in this post. I’m going to take you down a little scriptural detour or two, but if you hang with me, I promise, I’ll circle back around to the wisdom found in this passage. I’m from West (by gosh) Virginia, and the West […]


Here at the ROCK…

OK, the title of today’s entry is an homage to a WONDERFUL episode of the Andy Griffith show. Barney tells a couple of prisoners, incarcerated in the hopeless Alcatraz of a jail cell of Mayberry: “Now, men, here at the ROCK, we have a couple of rules…The first rule is: Obey all rules….” This relates […]


Psalm 16: King David vs. Martha Stewart

Oh, my goodness! I think I have fallen in love and have found a new favorite psalm! My favorites tend to change on a daily basis, but still! This is a psalm FULL of thoughts that I just totally relate to! Different psalms relate to different seasons in our lives, I suppose, but this one […]