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Friday, August 13, 2010

Kent & Neil - Contemporary

Twilex -- Alex and Twitch hip hop

SYTYCD Ellen Friggin' Wong Hip Hop

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This was another writing shared at the funeral yesterday:


who has lived well

laughed often and loved much

who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of children

who has filled his niche and accomplished his task

who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved flower, a perfect poem or a rescued soul

who never lacked appreciation of earthly beauty or failed to express it

who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had


Yesterday we went to a funeral for a neighbor who has passed.  He loved farming and he did it for as long as his body would allow him to.  On the funeral bulletin was this creed:


I believe a man's greatest possession is his dignity and that no calling bestows this more abundantly than farming.

I believe hard work and honest sweat are the building blocks of a person's character.

I believe that farming, despite its hardships and disappointments, is the most honest and honorable way a man can spend his days on this earth.

I believe farming nurtures the close family ties that make life rich in ways money can't buy.

I believe my children are learning values that will last a lifetime and can be learned no other way.

I believe farming provides education for life and that no other occupation teaches so much about birth, growth and maturity in such a variety of ways.

I believe many of the best things in life are indeed free: the splendor of a sunrise, the raptor of wide open spaces, the exhilarating sight of your land greening each spring.

I believe true happiness comes from watching your crops ripen in the field, your children grow tall in the sun, your whole family feel the pride that springs from their shared experience.

I believe that by my toil I am giving more to the world than I am taking from it, an honor that does not come to all men.

I believe my life will be measured ultimately by what I have dine for my fellowmen, and by this standard I fear no judgement.

I believe when a man grows old and sums up his days, he should be able to stand tall and fell pride in the life he's lived.

I believe in farming because it makes all this possible.

dry cracked feet?

this was sent to me today -

I am definitely going to have to try this.  My heels are in terrible shape, especially my left one.  I am adding it to my shopping list.  :o)