Category: Ramblings

June 14, 2017

A few days ago a “memory” showed up on my Facebook feed. It was from five years ago at the start of our first summer here at Journey Quest — the day I guided my first guests down the Arkansas…

March 12, 2014

For over a year I’ve served as an EMT with Ark River EMS, now stationed about a mile away from Journey Quest’s headquarters in Texas Creek. I’ve been working two or three 24-hour shifts per week, but since we average…

September 17, 2013

It’s strange how God works sometimes. But here we were, back at the same place on the rocky shore of a beautiful lake in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. When I was last here about a year and a half…

May 26, 2013

I don’t understand people who can find time to write blog posts every day…I’m lucky if I can write one per month, or as it appears lately, one per 6 months…One would think I’ve not been doing anything, wouldn’t they?…

November 1, 2012

For many years I’ve had the desire to purchase a home, so I’ve been looking around the Cotopaxi area since last fall hoping to find a place reasonably close to Journey Quest’s boathouse. I looked at this house back in…

May 1, 2012

Three days ago I got to Texas Creek, near Cotopaxi Co and met up with most of our staff to begin getting ready for our season. Still much work to do, but lots has been accomplished these past few days.…

December 23, 2011

One December, a girl whose birthday was close to Christmas, was talking with Jesus and lamented, “With all the stress, busyness, and gift-giving of Christmas, I feel like I’m left out on my birthday. It just isn’t fair!” To which…

May 5, 2011

Few tears were shed today as the last two old nasty trailers finally left Redcloud to go to the dump, where they will be crushed and buried! Six of these were brought in during the 80’s to be “temporary” shelters…

January 5, 2011

Thanks for visiting my new blog! I’m looking forward to keeping you informed about my thoughts and life in general. Comments are welcome and I will read each comment. Have a look around as I begin to develop content for…