No One Believes In Truth Anymore

I got into my truck on Sunday morning to drive to church. News headlines came through my speakers as I turned the engine over. I pulled out of my lane wondering what is going on. After a minute or two down the road I came to the conclusion: I don’t think people believe in truth anymore. Even if the truth

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Pig Barn #2 “2400 Head Modern Pig Barn”

After a few batches of pigs in our barn, we decided to pursue a second barn. Identical to our first, just next door. Everything basically would be the same only flipped. To do this we had to get a permit from the Ohio Department of Agriculture. The long drawn out process caused more than a few headaches. In the end though,

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5 Day Fast & 5 AM Prayer

At the beginning of March 2016, I started fasting with five other men from church. We met each morning at 5 AM for discipleship and prayer. 5 AM gave each of us time to start our day before work or other responsibilities got in the way. We planned the rules of our fast on Monday morning. Rules No Solid Food. That’s

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Growing Family

My family is growing! We have a baby boy coming around July 19th. Things are going to increase in fun, crazy, and in number!! Today I am reminded of how joyful it is to be a parent. Tris and I took our kids to find out what we were happening. Lora sat on my lap, Luke and Harrison were given

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Pigs are all good listeners when they hit the pan.

I have 2,400 pigs. I am building my second barn and will have 4,800 pigs by the end of the year. The one thing that teenage pigs are good at is not listening to a thing you want them to do. I have yet to find a pig that will listen to me. I mean, I tell them stories all

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Winter 2014

I just realized I haven’t posted in awhile. Sorry. The start of 2014 has been all about winter. Yesterday I drove our tractor out of our barn while the weather reported -40 degree windshield. Was not fun. I had to plow out my driveway and drive to the hog barn and plow out the hog barn. The only thing is that

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Day Two: The Inside & The Outside

It’s been two days since I quit my job to start a business and work freelance full-time in the middle of nowhere. I left Nova on friday and cried most of the way home. Why you may ask? Well, to answer that in the shortest way possible … I left family. Most people really never find a job they can

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Comfort & Chaos

Years ago I realized I cannot plan my life. I wanted to fulfill dreams that I desired and wishes that I wanted reality. I loved planning my life because in my mind, everything is perfect. In my mind, everything is exactly in place. In my mind, the thoughts in my head are exactly what I want my life to be

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Back to Myrtle Beach

Tomorrow we leave for Myrtle Beach. I can say this is a needed vacation. More than any other vacation I have ever needed. This one is on top of the needed chart. Once you get older you must have to have a vacation because your stress level increases to the point you may explode. Maybe thats why people explode all

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What Do You Need?

On a day in the year 2000 there was free popcorn for moviegoers in Chicago. They were handed a free bucket of popcorn that was popped 5 days ago. If you have ever had old popcorn, you can relate to how bad the taste is. It has a squeak to its crunch and its flavor is gone. Stale like styrofoam peanuts. Everyone

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