The peaceful, easy feeling you get around horses

I was sitting on my back porch this week, reading all of the crazy news stories going on in the world right now. I think the most important is the Russian buildup of troops on the Ukrainian border and how that will affect the world...

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Easter celebrations from around the world

I hope everybody is having a wonderful Easter morning when you read this. It will be Sunday, and many people will be gathering with family to celebrate the Easter holiday. My family will gather at my mom's after church, where we will...

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The gift of celebrations and their meaning around the world

The weather in Amarillo will never surprise me. Just this week we went from a blizzard to pretty nice outside. The snow melting as fast as it came. We need the moisture and I will never complain when it comes in any form. I felt for the linemen out in...

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How to make sure a protest remains peaceful

With it being slightly overcast and a little chilly today, it has made me reminisce about being in Kosovo. I was a young and inexperienced soldier, only a private at the time, and this was my first deployment to a hostile area. This was back in 2000...

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