Month: August 2018

The Right Tool for the Job

Years ago my father said something that has stuck with me ever since. We were working on some pipes that brought water into the house and I was fussing with a pair of channel-locks to get a section of pipe unscrewed. After I’d tried…

Boudoir Adventure:You Are Enough

Was I a  small enough size? Could I pull off that kind of sexy? Why would I spend money on photos of myself?  Why even choose to do this? For the longest time I faced insecurities about my body image and fought with self…

Sunday III. “Practice of Presence”

Good morning everyone, I hope you are well. It is another beautiful Sunday morning here in the midwest. The sun is shining through the dew-drops hanging on the grass, slowly working to dispel the dense predawn fog and laying out the welcome mat for…

Something New

A friend of mine gifted this to me. It has no sights. It has no trinkets. It is not fancy or flashy, but simple and clean. I’ve very little experience with archery of this sort, having only shot compound bows before. This however is…

Give Them What They Want….

One of the tenets of all martial arts….is to avoid their use at all costs. To quote the famous Miyamoto Musashi….. “-The ultimate aim of martial arts is not having to use them” It might seem strange…..to suggest the best method of fighting is…

A New Goal…..

Homesteading…..is a hard thing to do. Its an old-world way of living, built on broad shoulders, strong backs and stubborn wills. Between the work involved, the time it takes, and the heartache it occasionally brings its definitely not the ‘smart’ way to live. Your…