A Man’s Character Is His Destiny

That quote comes from a favorite old movie of mine and it’s so true, isn’t it? That chili was so delicious, the pot is almost gone! The landscape photo shows the lay of the land up against the mountains. Imagine how high these mountains were millions of years ago before they chipped and slipped off and down over millennia due to erosion.

The Young Rascals

If you are a part of the Baby Boomer generation as I am then you may really love this old song from The Young Rascals too which was released in 1967 when I was at the tender age of 7 years young. The Young Rascals

I’m grateful for the persistence of memory and those wonderful memories from those years on Lake Van Etten in Michigan’s northern lower peninsula. Snowmobiling, ice fishing with grandpa, swimming in the lake, and cookouts on the beach with my family, many now gone to be with the Lord. Thank you, Lord, for these beautiful days!


This is an amazing airbrush painting that was given to me in the 1990s by a young man who painted this. I was attending  an event related too my ham radio hobby doing public service at a rest area along the I-69 freeway in Michigan. The man worked at the location maintaining the facilities and grounds as a state employee. I held on to the painting until last year when I shipped it to my daughter and her husband. She had seen it in one of my photos and liked it very much. I miss that painting but it’s in a home now with a Godly couple. He is risen!