Aloneness

Can you spend time by yourself and be comfortable doing so? I can. These are my thoughts, experience and reading on the subject. There is a certain amount of misunderstanding and misperception on choosing to be alone at times. Each of us has our own threshold for human contact. The pandemic tested many people as … More Aloneness

Hoof Trimming

On cows and bulls. What? That’s a new subject. Who would have thought that the trimming of hoofs could be interesting or even captivating? I did not . But I’m hooked now. You are shaking your head, right? I did too, at first. Obviously, there is everything on YouTube and somehow a video of a … More Hoof Trimming

A Better Man

As Father’s Day is near, I am offering a few thoughts on adult males. Good men are not hard to find, they are everywhere. Good men hide in plain sight. Most men have good qualities, but that does not automatically bestow sainthood on them. Good men are not perfect, but they embrace their imperfections as … More A Better Man

Reducing Abortions

Abortion is a term that immediately stirs a reaction. Whether you are pro-life or pro-choice, I do not believe anyone is truly in favor of abortion. The argument is about legal availability, and is a very complicated, supercharged and divisive issue. Since we want fewer abortions, how do we do it? What is the most … More Reducing Abortions

Personal Tune-Up

I think everyone should periodically look in the mirror and evaluate the person they honestly see. Is this the person you want to be? Like a car or a furnace, we should get ourselves the occasional tune-up, pop the hood and look inside. To see the truth, you must be willing and able to be … More Personal Tune-Up