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Park Greenville 

Anyone who lives in sc knows that there are beautiful places. Hell it WAS on our license plate before it became blue and boring. I took my son to the park after my final post op appointment. Which turned out ok. After asking the doc when I wouldn’t be in pain anymore he smiled and said….. You had major back surgery 6 weeks ago……… Your gonna be in pain …. Calm down. Got some news on what I can and can’t do. Anyway I took my little man to the park and got him climbing rocks and splashing in a waterfall. And I got to thinking how blessed I am and how wonderful the days have been  how beautiful the earth is. Even when man creates things in nature such as a man made park…. It’s still beautiful. It’s still nature. Rearranged by the hand of man or not it’s still wild and it still has meaning. The earth is a peaceful natural thing. To be grounded by earth is a beautiful thing. I grounded myself and took a moment to just breathe in the air and hear the sound of water flowing and falling and realized the fire within the passion that burns so bright inside me. Being in the moment and actually feeling the earth. I don’t get to have many moments where I can sit still long enough to actually feel and enjoy things around me. I’m far to busy that. When you have a toddler it’s a constant movement. The earth is a wonderful place that each and everyone of us should enjoy and take The time to thank her and really feel her! Everyone should teach the next generation to take care and appreciate the earth.

…………………………………………………..Thank you Mother Earth for all that you provide!!!

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On the lake , April 

Today I went to meet up with my best friend and chill with him. We both like the water and so we went to the lake. A little cold to jump in yet but soon…. Very soon. It was good to hang out and talk with my bestie. We talked about fishing and swimming and getting a boat and our wives. We have such a tight bond and my wife always jokes around saying our bro-mance is the best. We really do have a love for each other that is bro-mance level 1000. He has been a rock and we are always there for each other no matter what. I’m proud of him for all that he has accomplished in law enforcement, life, and love. The lake called and we answered today. Koda enjoyed seeing his uncle today and had a blast playing around with jac ( B’s dog). It was such a great day. Everyone needs a best friend like that. 

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BAM! SUCK THIS! 

I’ve not had an absorbent amount of time to write a blog on the bathroom issue but I will soon. I will give you a first hand view.  And how apparently I should start a church lol. Anyway…. To all the haters and people wanting this so called bathroom bill, here is something you can watch while I’m busy!  As a open minded redneck myself this guy is my spirit animal! As a gun owner and lover and carrier. This picture makes me happy! Also I posted the other picture on Facebook but hell its true. 



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Library and houses! 

I take koda to the library every week. Tuesday and Wednesday and if we are not to busy then Thursday. At the library they read books to the kids, sing songs, tell stories and do nursery rhymes. It keeps their attention for 30 minutes. Then 30 more minutes is spent socializing and playing with other kids. It’s a great way for only children to get to socialize, learn to share, and learn to make friends. Koda has a great time! He has trouble sharing sometimes but I direct him to share community toys. He gets to learn so much and do so much. A known fact about koda is that he LOVES books. He would rather read then play. If I give him a choice between trucks and cars and a book he’s going to pick the book! Also if I give him a choice between a kids book or chapter book he will always pick the chapter book. He knows how to hold a book correctly ( been doing this since 18 months) he knows how to turn pages correctly. The library teachers ( and the children’s church workers) are always floored and highly impressed that he puts away his toys without being asked. If he’s playing with something and he’s done, he puts the toy up. He lines everything up to. I have been concerned that he may be autistic or OCD. The doctor said he’s not…… Who knows…..! Anyway he loves the library and just to see the look on his face when he’s around books is priceless! He lights up! ……………………………………………………

the location of this magnet will change but still repping library. i think its going higher up!


My wife and I own two houses. One was willed to me the other we bought……. Before we knew we wanted to move. So the one we are still paying off is being rented. Our renter is leaving so it is time to find another renter. Because we are landlords we have a program that checks people’s rental history and credit and all that happy mess that goes into Making sure the renter is ” good for it”. We found someone to rent it finally. Yay for good news!!! Paying our rent and our mortgage is a little aggravating. We’ve  got to go do some cleaning and repairs to the house in a couple weeks though , which is good! 

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DNA day! 

In honor of DNA day I’m doing the history of genetics! It will be ONLY The very early part. Hopefully it will teach people about how genetics works and how it got started! Btw. I know I’m late on DNA day, it’s been an extremely busy year so far!  Also if you would like to learn more about the subject there are many books on topics of genetics. An easy to understand and fun to read book is “a cartoon guide to genetics ” by Larry gonick and mark wheels. It’s the one I read and where I remember MOST of this information from. It’s a good book for people with learning disabilities. The book goes WAY beyond what I’m covering. Up until recent day. It’s available on Amazon for about $10 which is dirt cheap. 


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Back in caveman days it was thought that everything was living. Trees, animals, rocks….. They also didn’t have an understanding of reproduction. They didn’t see a connection between reproduction and sex. It wasn’t until people started domesticating animals that people seen reproduction patterns….. Animals doing it and stuff! Then people discovered that it took a man and woman to makes babies. Then farmers began what’s called “practical genetics ” or what’s known today as selective breeding. The best sheep, goats, probably people……. Were mates so they could make the best of something. Seeds were also not immune. Farmers would “weed out” strains of seeds they didn’t like making only the best crops and planting only the best seeds. Early farmers didn’t know why pollen worked on plants. Around 800 B.C. They tried to use “magic” to help plants have sexy time! There’s a story out of the bible that tells about early genetics. In Genesis chapter 30 the story of Jacob and his father Laban. Jacob said he would watch over his fathers sheep. As payment for watching over them Laban said he could have the spotted sheep. But Laban wanted the all black sheep for himself. Jacob would strip willow rods till they were white and lay them by a watering hole. He was trying to “bring out the white” in Labans sheep with the rods. However Laban sheep produced spotted sheep anyway because of recessive genes ( not because of the rods).while Greeks had theory’s of heredity ( they wondered why children look like their parents).  A philosopher named Socrates wondered why they don’t act like their parents. The Greek Doctor Hippocrates realized that men made semen. He also thought chicks did to! He thought that the semen went through the whole body….. There was finger, toe, nose, mouth, hair semen . Two index finger semen make the kiddo have fingers…. You get the point. While the seman was in the woman the ” semen battle began” if the fathers index finger semen won then kiddo would have his dad’s index finger….. If moms semen won the battle then the kiddo would have moms green eyes…. Then came Aristotle who thought all boys came from their fathers…… Etc…. In the Middle Ages spontaneous generation was founded. Example: maggots could come from rotting meat, frogs come from slim. An Italian man named Francesco redi did an experiment that slayed the idea of spontaneous generation. He put meat in two jars. One covered , one not. The one covered didn’t have maggots. The one that was not covered had maggots.then came along a scientist named Anton van leevenhook . He was the first to make use of the microscope. He discovered that fleas, fish, dogs and humans were sexual beings. He also was the first to see Bacteria. He also discovered the sperm cell. But he believed that each sperm cell had a tiny human in it. If it was a boy then they also had tiny humans in their sperm……. William Harvey studied the chick embryo and believed that all animals came from eggs. He called it ” ex ovo omnia ” which is Latin for out of egg, all. After dissecting deer he admitted he was wrong. Finally a scientist named Oscar hertwig observed that fertilization was the union of a single sperm and a single egg. Back to plant sex…… By 1700 the sexual nature of plants had been resolved by a scientist named camerarius. 

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