Sparkling Orion with the Man

There he was. Orion was bright and shining for us to admire from our bedroom window.  The entire sky was bursting with starlight at 3:30 a.m.  The Pleiades, mentioned in scripture, was easy to find, and Sirius was his brightest self among the visible stars. The ice storm was over,… Continue reading

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Prayer, Faith, and Tugboat Power

Most people pay attention to big things. For some, it’s power. For others it is fame or money. In shipping, it’s the big ships that get attention. After all, ships laden with cargo are worth a fortune that will be delivered to a places far away. Sea lanes are full… Continue reading

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Flood Chasers in the Appalachians

The Genesis Flood was a unique event, and evidence of its occurrence can be observed today. My wife and I enjoy seeing evidence of the catastrophe, which brings us to a recent ride in West Virginia along highway 55/48. Our November day in the West Virginia mountains began with walks… Continue reading

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Playing in the Mud

Mud and moist clay have interesting properties that are exciting for a boy. I played in plenty of mud and clay. It bends when it gets drier; it sticks and leaves imprints when it is wet; it smells earthy; it doesn’t hurt your friends if you throw it at them.… Continue reading

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Before

The “before” questions inevitably go back to our own ancestors.  For most of us, the recorded history is undiscoverable back to the beginning. We are just trying to find the path as far back as possible before it fades into obscurity. My name is at the bottom of what is… Continue reading

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