Saturday, November 28, 2009


11/28/2009 6:13:29 AM

Why I recorded myself is beyond me!

Here’s another version of my video blog.

Happy Thanksgiving to ALL.

To view the video visit

Wednesday, November 25, 2009


Thanksgiving Preparations:
11/25/2009 7:03:49 AM

OK.. I confess!

I’m really not very excited about the upcoming holidays this year. I’ve been in a funk. Some seem to think I’m depressed. Dr. Davis wants to me to see an ear, eyes & nose specialist to correctly diagnose my headaches & dizziness

He gave me some happy medicine too. NO – I’m not crazy! The prescription has not been ordered.

Yesterday I had a bad spell. Sally is worried. I stayed away from any ladders.


I’m ready for Jesus anytime, but there’s a bucket list to work on

Thrashing Crew - 1950's ?? -

11/25/2009 6:34:08 AM

I received this photo from coz Wally via email just yesterday.

Here are the folks in the photo:

Back row (L-R):

Don Peterson
Morris Apland
Adolph Holter
Howard Geringer
Oscar Lenning ?
Al Apland
Jens Christensen ?

Front Row (L-R):

Darrell Christensen
Vernon Lenning ?
Norman Holter
Clifford Rasmussen ?
Ray Oines ?

This photo was probably taken by one of the wives of the trashing crew.
Just a guess. I’m thinking the photo was taken in the 1950’s ??

Anyone want to contribute?

I would have been just a little guy.

Saturday, November 21, 2009


11/21/2009 7:55:51 AM

While the video is uploading, I thought I’d write about my week. This weekly video blog is what I do.

My therapy is my backyard. I’m working on re-roofing the city barn. Mark will eventually have this space as his guest room.

Again, doing things in my backyard give me pleasure.

Our 912 groups met last night at the Kansas Bar & Grill downtown. The speakers were about the smoking ordinance placed by our city council earlier this year. I am against it. Sally changed her mind also.

There was a speaker also about the fair tax. There are so many websites , so little time.

I will be content to remain on the states right committee. I’m on the brochure committee.

I see it’s 8:00 AM and time to get some knowledge. .. Red/Green is on.


Saturday, November 14, 2009


11/14/2009 5:24 AM

The high light of my week this week is working on #1 & #2 on my bucket list. We met with the family counselor this week and our son has agreed to meet with us.

Our country is going in the wrong direction.

Now we have a fellow military terrorist who killed 13 of us fellow comrades. This major just happens to be a Muslim. UFF-DA !!!

As a follower of Jesus and an American, I’m saddened to hear these stories. And what does our current BO President do? .. He badmouths America? Double UFF-DA !!

Maybe I’m watching too much news. I guess I’ll continue on with my daily devotions and cling more closely to my bible. If I had a GUN, I’d cling closer to that too.

Sally & I both have diabetes. We’re learning what to do and what NOT to do for our disease. Sally took the same class I took a year ago.

Guess I’d better prick my finger and journalize my findings.

I wrote some thoughts about what happened to John when he was 21 years old. I will post this to my PRIVATE journal.

May God Bless all of you who reply to this blog.


Thursday, November 12, 2009


11/12/2009 5:38:37 AM

Yesterday was a very interesting day. I read the local paper looking for something this veteran could do for a bargain. Here was my day yesterday:


3:30 AM – got up, wrote to my blog
6:00 AM – FREE breakfast @ Hy-Vee
7:00 AM Daily Bible listening/reading
8:00 AM – Computer work
10:00 AM – Eagle Car Wash
11:00 AM Arby’s Roast Beef
11:30 AM Eagle Car Wash


1:00 PM – Gas Station
2:00 PM – Nap attempt (no go)
3:00 PM – Family counseling
5:00 PM - BBQ eating out
6:30 PM – bible study
7:30 PM – choir practice
10:00 PM – bedtime

My Veteran Day savings follows: (approximately)

Breakfast - $8.00
Car Washes - $25.00
Lunch - $6.00
Supper - $7.00

TOTAL _________


Then Again, yesterday was also an expensive day

GAS - $40.00 (no military discount)
Eating out - $34.00
Car Wash - $13.00

TOTAL ________


All in all, the most important part of my day was with our family counselor. I want my son back.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009


11/11/2009 4:56:21 AM

WE, Sally & I will be DEBT FREE!!

Sally will write in the date on our financial bible and the video will be sent to Dave Ramsey of Financial Peace University.


I am a veteran. I see a bunch of FREE food signs throughout our community. Why eat at home? Later today I plan to check out all these places. Yes indeed, I am a veteran. My military career follows:

USAF regular – Sept. 1966-1970
USArmy Reserve – 1976-1980
USAF National Guard 1981-1993

I’m a twenty-year veteran with an honorable discharge. Thank you very much.


Last night we met with our new intentional interim pastor named Merle Brockhoff. Details on Sally is on the worship committee. Spouses were invited.


The city barn I built a while ago leaks. Lots of backyard works to do.


I miss seeing my son. Someday I might get to see our only grandchild too. Madeline was born April 11,2006. Sally gets to see her. I do not. Details can be found on our web.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Obama Care


The following url (web address) can be downloaded on your computer and printed out to pass out to your family, friends & relatives.

I am on the Topeka 912 brochure committee.

11/8/2009 5:52:35 AM

The Internet has many names attached to it. Some of the names are as follows:

The web
Information Technology
World wide web
Al Gore

OK .. I confess, I’m a blogger.

I guess I’ll continue on with OUR website … yes, that’s another name for the Internet.. website.

Yesterday I was able to drive to Shawnee KS for a pro Obama care rally. The Topeka 912 group asked us 912-ers to support Mary Pilcher Cook and be an anti-rally The emotions were running high on both sides. The rally was peaceful.

I brought my camera. Rather than carry a sign, I thought I’d mix with the pro Obama care folks. I wore my Rush Limbaugh t-shirt and took a bunch of pictures and some videos. I may or may not make a web page of my results.

The bill passed.

Emotions were running high.

I passed out my business card.

I would rather have been with Sally who is allowed to see our only grand child.

Guess I’ll get my second cup of coffee.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

11/7/2009 7:43:28 AM

We, the people.

That’s what I’m going to title my video this week, WE, the people.

Our country is slowly being eroded inside out.

I talked a little bit about this terrorist who murdered my fellow soldiers. These young recruits were in preparation for going to war for our country and were murdered by a Muslim major in the army. UFF-da!

Our leader in the 912 group has decided to step down. We wish her well.

Our RELIV business is challenging to say the least. Every once in a while the folks on the web are curious. Direct level marketing is indeed a challenge.

The Internet is alive and well. I now have a facebook account too, along with many other social networking accounts.

My Microsoft account has expired. Should I buy another software program? I think not.

Heading for Shawnee KS in a little bit in support of a conservative legislature, Mary Pilcher Cook.

This week Sally & I are to meet with our family counselor. In time I may or may not be able to update #1 & #2 on my bucket list as posted on our web.

We are slowly but surely trying to get organized at home.

My 50-100 year plans keep growing.

I guess I’ll now post this to our web.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Glendolyn Jeanette Peterson

The above web address is Glen Peterson's obituary.

RIP my friend.

Monday, November 2, 2009

November Blog


11/2/2009 6:46:46 AM

I have decided to made a new folder once a month, just to keep myself organized.
Now if I could just get our house as organized as my laptop.


Sally and I now have another business card. The card says “Christian Conservative Blogger”. I have a stamp with the Reliv Independent Distributor information on the back.

I wish I were a chicken farmer sometimes. In watching the CBS 60 minutes segment, The chicken farmers are in big demand. The swine flu, or H1N1, has a shortage of the shot. I just heard that the prisoners get it first. What’s up with that?


My brother gave me back some RELIV cans. GREAT! We’ll consume this wonderful product ourselves.


My question to Kim “When will I get to see Madeline?”

I still need to work on my bucket list as posted on page one of our homepage.


We’re almost DEBT FREE !!!

That’s about it for today.