Monthly Archives: April 2012

“Bottle Bombs” and Fracking

I wasn’t surprised to read the editorial in yesterday’s Williston Herald addressing the concerns they are having in North Dakota over the truckers in the fracking industry not taking the time to make appropriate use of the latrines, but instead they are … Continue reading

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Bicycling or Biblical Studies – which comes first?

Our second son Thomas has two dueling passions – his love for Christ and his love for cycling. Of course, we know where his actual priorities actually lie, but we can’t help giving him a little grief about it now … Continue reading

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12 qualities you want from your accountant.

We’ve had the same accountant working for our business and family for years.  His name is Mike.  I’m not going to give you his last name.  He has a right to privacy.  Besides, if I refer you to him, I … Continue reading

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Our old friends Sam and Mattie

The world is seldom presented with an inside perspective on the lives of the most conservative group of Amish, commonly referred to as the Swartzentruber Amish.  One of the reasons for that is that they seldom allow English (their term … Continue reading

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60-hour work week? We could learn from this.

I had to chuckle, and chuckle somewhat derisively at that, when I read the media responses to the purported abuses in China related to the 60-hour work week. The hysteria they have created is more of a critique on the … Continue reading

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Reduced to a Service Economy? America can do Better…

It is not the common perception, but there is a subculture within the RV industry composed of retirees who do not have the income to support the lifestyle of living on the road, especially with the price of gas approaching … Continue reading

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