...cross the road? It's a good question... Tom's Bantam chicken is going to be crossing the road in a little bit...Stay tuned for the the unveiling!
In the coming days, you will see a big change to this blog. The above title is a hint of what is to come...we couldn't give it all away at once! BUT.... What do chickens (particularly Bantam Chickens) and chess have in common? Tom Boyd of course! Stay tuned ....
Your life is an open doorwaywhere God enters the world.what you say and do,what you notice,what you hold and set down,each is a portal. The passage is best left open,not filled. Fully formed opinionsare of no use,nor are collectionsof little buttons,things you’ve done right, Only the spaceto let God byand maybe a littleof the breezeof … Continue reading Doorways
If I knew then what I know nowI would have walked moreAnd ate lessIf I knew then what I know nowI would have given my kids more timeAnd less moneyIf I knew then what I know nowI would have loved my parents moreWhile they lived instead of after they diedIf I knew then what I … Continue reading If I Knew Then…
Today upon a bus, I saw a lovely maid with golden hair; I envied her—she seemed so gay, and how, I wished I were so fair; When suddenly she rose to leave, I saw her hobble down the aisle; She had one foot and wore a crutch, but as she passed, a smile. Oh God, … Continue reading “The World is Mine”
"If Tomorrow Starts Without Me"....A reminder that the present moment is all that really IS. https://youtu.be/8YMJcIvpUlc If Tomorrow Starts Without Me If tomorrow starts without me, and I'm not there to see, If the sun should rise and find your eyes all filled with tears for me; I wish so much you wouldn't cry the … Continue reading A Beautiful Reflection on LIFE
“It is too bad that dying is the last thing we do, because it could teach us so much about living.” - Robert M. Herhold “For my part, I would like to die fully conscious that I am dying…slow enough to allow death to insinuate itself into my body and fully unfold, so as not … Continue reading Quotations on the Time Before Dying
Mule Days Go visit, highly recommended and on my bucket list. May 25-30 2021 Bishop CA https://muledays.org/events/schedule/ I’m Mule HeadedJUNE 5, 2012 / BOYD & NICHOLASA mule is better than a horse.• A horse will drink itself to death, not a mule.• A horse will run itself to death, not a mule.• You can’t overload … Continue reading Mule Days
December 3, 2013 / Boyd & Nicholas Kiss the Frog“You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your handsome prince.”I have a friend who says she has kissed so many frogs looking for the prince that she developed warts.I admit had she kissed me at that time I would have said “Ribbit” … Continue reading Frogs
Use Snopes September 24, 2013 / Boyd & Nicholas My wife and I have a number of relatives, friends and colleagues that are from the far far right and the far far left. What both extreme groups have in common is the sending of internet or Facebook stories that give facts and statistics supportive of … Continue reading Use Snopes