Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Thank You Nevada For Choosing To Make America Great Again

Sprouting Out Tomato Seeds For This Year's Garden

There are lots of seeds still in their little damp paper towels getting sprouted. Yesterday I took the varieties that have sprouted and moved them into their little seedling pots.

I saved egg shells to use for this, we will see how well that works.  We have a lot of calcium in our water, but places that don't might find this technnique useful to help prevent Blossom End Rot.

There are several previous posts about how to start tomato plants from seed. Click here to go to the first one, and when you get there, you'll see links to the others. :-)

We had thunder storms night before last, and this is a part of the country where the saying applies: "Thunder in February, Frost in April"!  I never plant before Easter because of late frosts, but I always start a lot of extra plants in case my first planting freezes to death!

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Thank You South Carolina For Choosing To Make America Great Again

With Mr Trump's willingness to enforce the laws Congress has already passed, and his leadership to back us up, WE AMERICANS can begin rebuilding  the country we all love, with our own hands, our own money, our own ideas, our own dreams, and our own determination.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

QOTD: Weaponless 62 Year Old French Train Hero on Overcoming Fear

 "Once you start moving, you aren't afraid anymore."
                                 Chris Norman,  62 year old Britisher who, even though unarmed, helped subdue an armed Islamic terrorist aboard a French train.


Monday, February 15, 2016

President's Day Thoughts, Wall Building, the Prophet Isaiah, and King Cyrus

On this President's Day of an election year, as everyone calls for "a Godly leader", we need to remember King Cyrus, who GOD anointed to rebuild the temple and free God's people, even though Cyrus did not know God. Cyrus was a BUILDER. 
We also need to remember that a leader who follows God does not necessarily follow our own church's doctrine. With that, we need to remember President Jimmy Carter: Deacon and Sunday School teacher, devout Southern Baptist to whom no scandal has attached... but did he have God's annointing to lead our nation? We each must pray and be open to the Lord's guidance. 
We need a builder who does not need the "pay" of the office. 
"I will stir up Cyrus and help him win his battles.
I will make all his roads straight.
He will rebuild Jerusalem.
My people have been taken away from their country.
But he will set them free.
I will not pay him to do it.
He will not receive a reward for it,”
says the Lord who rules over all. "
                               Isaiah 45:13 

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Why Texas is Texas QOTD

"I humble myself before God and there the list ends."             
                                             ~  Sam Houston, Governor of Tennessee, leader in the Texas Revolution, first and third President of the Republic of Texas, US Senator, and Governor of the State of Texas 

 The image is a Matthew Brady daguerreotype in the Library of Congress, taken while Houston was serving as US Senator, representing the new State of Texas following annexation.


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