A couple of weeks ago, I posted this picture of a cactus I came across when hiking in the Sandia Mountains near my home. I entitled it, “Howdy Pardner.” This past weekend, I came across this little feller. It seems that he got so excited he couldn’t help but leap for joy!
Michelle and I – along with some good friends – went on a long hike into the Sandia mountains yesterday: 2.5 miles in and 1700ft up. It took us about 3 hours round-trip, and we are pretty wiped-out today. However, the entire hike was worth it because we met this cactus cowboy at about 7300ft [...]
This is a condensed transcript of my June 26, 2011 sermon. What’s your story? Or better yet: What story are you living? What story are you allowing to define you? As followers of Jesus, we share the same history…the same story. But are we allowing it to shape us? If not, we will be susceptible [...]
Today is a rare day in Albuquerque. Like most of the nation today, we got whacked by a blast of winter weather. Schools were delayed for two hours this morning, and after about two inches of snow fell here in the Foothills of the city, the wind is now gusting up to 60 mph. Brrrr. [...]
A team of researchers this week unveiled an almost perfectly intact fossil of a 47 million-year-old primate they say represents the long-sought missing link between humans and apes. Seriously?! Scientist, Jens Franzen, hails this discovery as “the eighth wonder of the world.” He says, “We’re not dealing with our grand, grand, grandmother, but perhaps with [...]
I haven’t been this sore in years. Yesterday, Taylor and I went on a colossal hike in the Pecos Mountains. We went with Pat and Jake Smith. Pat grew up hiking and camping, so I don’t think this was as rough for him as it was for me, although I know that he was struggling [...]