27 April 2008

EaglesUP Announces Launch of The Talon

On Monday 28 April, EaglesUP will launch it's new blog, The Talon.
I've been invited to join a stellar lineup of contributers. My first post is in the can and awaiting the tender hand of the editor.
I will be sharing bandwidth with the talents of Cao (Cao's Blog), Rosemary, Rurick, Jonn Lilyea, Ron Winter, Dave Jeffers (father of Eddie Jeffers "Hope Rides Alone), and as yet to be announced special contributors.
Here's the schedule for contributors:
Monday - Rurik
Tuesday - Rosemary and Concrete Bob
Wednesday - Wednesday Hero and John Lilyea
Thursday - Cao and Dave Jeffers
Friday - Ron Winter

I have only one question: WHAT WAS I THINKING?!?!?

07 April 2008

Requiem for a Farmer

A very good friend of mine lost her father on Sunday 6 April. He left quietly, slipping the bonds of Earth and entering Heaven's Fields in the manner he desired; peacefully in his own bed, in his own house.
A farmer his entire life, he rasied a family of 4 by his own hand on his own land.
I never knew this man, but I do know his daughter. She is one of my best friends. She is quite possibly, aside from my wife of 30 years, my BEST friend. She told me about her Dad tonight.
If the character of the daughter is indicative of the character of the father, Heaven is now a better place.