Logan…What an Impressive Young Man

Good morning guys! We hope this finds all doing very well in all facets of your lives!

For those that know me at all, you know if you even say hello to me, well, you’ve opened up the flood gates. For those who don’t know me, this simply means you can’t hardly get me to shut up.

This morning, a 13 year old young man did just that. Not only did he shut me up, but literally blew me away with his story.

I was awestruck…

Logan lives on a ranch, and made this call to a Christian radio station to tell of his experience. The following is the taped conversation between Logan and the DJ.

Many of you may have already seen this video. If so, it’s worth watching again. For those who haven’t, take just a few minutes to hear this young man…

If that doesn’t touch your heart, I’m not sure anything will. This young man sure touched ours this morning. I just felt we needed to share with you guys too.

Have a great day, and God Bless you and yours!

Doug and Lucky

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An Opportunity to Make a Difference in Someone’s Life

Good morning to all. We’re hoping this finds everyone in good health and spirits.

You guys all know Judi and Brian with the Canada Free Press, so you know as well what a fine pair of people those two are. I understand very well if you were in a pinch they’d be willing to jump in and help in anyway they could.

With that being said, I realize if there were a cause they truly felt strongly in, then they could count on us for help, and this is the reasoning behind this post today…we need your help if at all possible.

If you can’t give, that’s understandable in today’s economic pressure, BUT, if you could give only a little it would be an immense help to a family that Judi and Brian know personally who have come upon some tough times.

Edmund Burke once stated how sad it is that a man would do nothing because…He could only do a little.

This is so appropriate today simply because in this family’s sake, if we could do only a little, what a blessing we could bestow upon them.

So, if you find it in your hearts today to give in a big way, or only a little, you have the ability to make things better for the Eddie Zawadski family.

You can read all about it in this post that Judi and Brian have sent…

Sportscaster ‘King of Fight’ Eddie Zawadzki facing his hospital fight alone

You guys have a great day, count your blessings, and God Bless you and yours!

Doug and “Lucky”

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Some Thought on Business and Life

Good morning. We hope this post finds everyone doing just fine.

This morning I’d like to share a few thoughts I have involving, for those who are in business, a problem I’ve had throughout my life being in business, and also how this pertains as well to everyone else simply going through your lives, and I’d like to use our new business, Isaiah’s Garden, and my own personal life as examples.

First off, I am a man who, when there’s a problem, or an important issue being resolved, I want eye contact, I don’t want to speak over the phone or text, but also I can be confrontational if when I know I’m right and others contradict or challenge me, and this is my problem…I can be too vocal.

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“WE BELIEVE,” or Apple Cider Vinegar, Honey, Lemon, Garlic, and Ginger:

Isaiah’s Garden--We Believe

Mornin guys! Hope everyone is doin just fine!

Been very busy around the place here, and have just gotten a new business up and runnin. Well, maybe up and crawlin is more appropriate.

This new venture has taken just about every free moment we’ve had, and to put it bluntly, it has been the hardest start up of a new business I’ve ever been involved with…BAR NONE!

Literally months of planning, buying supplies, having the wrong bottles delivered here to the place, BUYING SUPPLIES, running down the freshest products we could possibly put our hands on, building a new website (thank you Brian @ the CFP so very much for all your help), new equipment, and simply just getting organized.

OH…did I mention BUYING SUPPLIES?? LOL!

Sorry, but just seems like I’ve been doing an awful lot of that…supply buying!

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“Look Down The Road, Son”

Good morning all. We hope today finds everyone in good health and spirits.

You know, my Dad, who has been pretty successful in his own right, used to tell me… “Look down the road, son.”

His meaning was pretty simple and actually very good advice.

His meaning behind that statement is that, you never start out on top. This whether you are employed by someone else, or even workin for yourself.

Success comes from a great work ethic, the desire to better yourself and your family, the ability to cope through not just the good times, but the bad too.

It means you have to start at the bottom somewhere. Then through pure determination to see something through, you eventually start climbin the ladder to achieve…success.

So you see, his statement means to not let what happens today hinder your drive to, “look down the road

You have to stay focused, believe in your own ability, and maybe most importantly…NEVER…take no, or, you can’t do it, as an alternative.

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Movin South, Lucky’s Dern Grits, Corned Beef Hash, and Some Kinda Rice Thing

Mornin guys. We hope all are well today!

Most know fore Lucky and I got married, shoot, datin for that matter…she made me WORK for it. Again, we’d both lost our spouses, but we’d all been good, good friends years back.

Lookin back now, that was my only in. If I hadn’t known that heifer prior, I doubt she’d have even givin me the time a day. She wanted another man in her life bout like I wanted to go see the dentist as a child.

But, eventually I wore her down, and most times now we wonder what we’d ever do without each other.

The other times we just wonder what WE ARE gonna do with each other??

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“To Protect Themselves Against Tyranny in Government”

Good morning guys…I hope this finds all well.

“Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not. ”

“My reading from history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.”

“The strongest reason for the people to retain and keep the right to bear arms is, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.”

All three quotations were written by Thomas Jefferson, long before our present government existed.

That man had foresight, did he not?

These three quotes were sent to me from a very good friend of mine, and one whose writings have been seen on our website from time to time.

I call him AP, and this man is a true patriot in every sense of the word.

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That Dern “Lucky…”Where Are YA WOMAN!

Mornin again guys! We hope this finds all doin very well in both spirit and health!

I don’t know what has got into me here lately…postin every 2-3 days?? Usually a month or so between posts. Wonder what’s up with that?

I gotta admit though, I’m pretty sure of the reasonin behind it…

I’m lonely!

Seems since huntin season kicked off, dad-gum if I ain’t become a single guy once again??

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Aging and Love Thy Neighbor

Mornin guys! Hope this finds all in good spirits and health.

Ya know, I used to have passin thoughts back in the day. Passin cause when in my twenties there wasn’t much grass growin under my feet and I just didn’t have time to sit and ponder much.

But at times I’d wonder what hittin 30 must be like?

Then 40?

Suddenly it was 50!

Now my next milestone will be 60, and dang if there ain’t some grass BEGINNING to grow under my feet some???

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Lost Values…Integrity, Honor, Morals?

Good morning guys.

You know, first off I’d like to say thank you to all our veterans and our active duty military. Using myself as an example, I don’t thank these young men and women nearly enough so I felt this the appropriate way to start today’s post off.

Basically as a whole, these young men and women exemplify today…integrity, honor and morals.

Because of them, the liberals of today and yesterday have had the freedom to express their views…good or bad.

Seems pretty safe to say that these very same liberals sure wouldn’t be voicing such views openly in say, Cuba, the former Soviet Union, China, Cambodia, and countless other countries.

Why?

Getting their necks stretched comes to mind.

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