Sweet Montana Home… – Summer…

Sweet Montana Home… – Summer… – Yes, summers in S.W. Montana – that’s where I want to be:

This would be my dream home – totally self-sufficient – solar, wells, septic – and nothing else needed – maybe a satellite – but that’s it….

The deep S.W. Montana hills and skies are to die for. This would be my summer home… No question – it’d be brutal inthe winter – but with the right vehicles – I could must it – I’ve survived Michigan winters – and they’re horrible….

That’s a huge mountain incline behind the home- about 9K foot – or more… The home nesles not too far from a large creak / small river front – perfect for the rustic livers….

As I ponder this – the effort and cost – it’s not too unrealistic if our companies take off and grow as we know they will… Unlike this picture of a living quarters and an animal quarters – we’d have about 4K living quarters and up to twice that animal quarters – as we would live on our own… My children are open to that – and I grew up on that – so it would be great for them…

Grisley’s would be the biggest scare – and any 50 cal. rifle can take them down if you know what you’re doing. It’s important to always be in twos – never alone – and loaded each with a 50 cal. and know how to use it.

Otherwise, this life would be the dream life we watch about the Alaskan bushmen settlers still homesteading Alaska – this would simply be us homesteading Montana – to a light degree.

For the Winters? S.W. New Mexico along the coastline – 75 degrees each day – and a nice cabin setup about 2 miles back from the water front. Pretty much the same- just further back from the water for anynumber of reasons – but it’s like God’s country there in the winter. It’s beautiful. Rustic… great for road ralley racing / bike racing / quad off-road racing – roaming the desert… It’s truly beautiful….

Here you see a deep sunset – one with the great cranes / geese of the region – some 4′ high and simply majestic.

Here – some of the absolute beautiful country in the south central region – hoht quite where we were looking for land – but just as beautiful – so we’re sharing this too…

So – for summer months – the beautiful great Montana skies – and maybe some winters – as we’ll be equipped to handle that – then you have the Southern / South Central New Mexico country side – for winters – it’s beautiful – all the time… Especially in the winter..,

I hope you enjoyed this Evening Cup…..

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Mother Melba – Your Prayers are Dear…

Mother Melba – to me a mother / grandmother figure for over 3 decades. She’d be 106 today…

Mother Melba lived a rich life – but alone mostly. Her husband
Mrwas in WWII – south Pacific – captured by the japs – rescued – and when he came home – he didn’t last a few years. He endured what his mind would not recover from.

Mr. and Mrs. Shuttleworth – had 3 children – Phyllis Clue, Phillip, and David – only Phyllis was alive when Mother Melba passed away…

She lived through the poorest time of our country – the great dust bowl – the worst of times, raising her children, and eventually, moving in with her dad to take care of him. When he diied – he willed her their family home – beautiful spread in Forsyth, GA. w/3.5 acres of pecan trees, and a guest cottage out back that Mother Melba would sub-let to one little old lady or another – whoever needed help. She would give her life to help people in need.

My wife and  I met her in a ministry in Forsyth, GA. where she was mostly committed to visiting prisoners in the local jail and prison camp. We learned so much working wtih her during this time – but most of all – we committed our lives to the Lord. What a blessing and so refreshing – our lives changed over night and we saw the blessings unfold before us. Eight more children and blessed in everything we put our hands to – we were richly blessed.

I learned during this time that prayer is powerful. Mother Melba prayed for us daily, and when she finally went to be wtih the Lord, I could feel the hole in my spirit and heart profoundly. My wife would probably agree that she did too… We had no clue until then just how powerful the prayers of the righteous are – and oh, Lord, please reign down more blessings and let her prayers reach us from heaven. We know she’s there… We know she’s happy and finally resting like never before – an incomprehensible rest that only you can give Lord… Thank you so much for her time here on this earth…

She shared candidly with me – all things – even things I won’t mention. She did try a relationship once following her husband’s passing – and said the man just wanted sex with her the first date – and she could not stand that. So she shared – I just want to live and die in my home, Michael – not being a burden to anyone – and living the life I love, loving the life I live – she taight me this one – and she got her wish.

Her last 2 weeks, Phyllis was there and Melba had been praying several years for the Lord to take her – but He kept her here and I am so thankful for that. In the end – the last couple days – she said, I’m not so sure I’m really ready to go!!! Phyllis conveyed, mom – I have to get home and take care of my husband (in his late 70’s or older then) – and you must make up your mind!!! Are you ready to go now or not?

That night she passed to the Lord – in peace – in her home – and I cried for 3 days – no way to shake the pain of her leaving… I loved her so much – and still do… I love you woman – with all that I am and will ever be – I can hardly wait to see you again… Lord willing – I have many more years to enjoy my children and grandchildren – in passing – I know that my wife and I would like to go together… We know that’ll be heavy on our children – but Lord willing they’ll all be grown and strong in spirit and soul.

Mother Melba – I’ve learned the value of giving – and in giving – I know it is what I give and those I help realize their own riches – that I’ll be blessed in passing. I am nothing without the Lord, and nothing I can accept being. It is what we do for others that counts – you taught me that so well…

Jesus said, when you pray, it’s simple – Our Father, who art in heaven, hollowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth – as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our tresspasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. Lead us not into temptation – but deliver us from evil – for Thine is the Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory – forever, and then some – amen….

Each day I pray, and lift up my children, their families, colleges I’ve worked with, their families, friends, just about everyone I can think of – because I want them saved, blessed, whole in mind, body – spirit – and life as we know it.

Remember – everyone – no one man can do a single solitary thing to gain access to heaven – I know this because the spirit of the Lord, the Holy Spirit, bears witness to my spirit and I know – it is by His Grace we are saved, not by works, less any man could boast. My son Jon was born at 0316 hours in the morning – and that is one of the most quoted verses – God so loved the world that he sent his only Son – that whosoever believes in HIm shall have life eternal – and not perish for eternity.

There are things to remember… We must confess our sins to God… Repent of them, and accept His forgiveness. This often times means you must be able to forgive yourself – which is not easy. As mind boggling as you might find that – it’s really quite simple – by faith – put your sins in front of you at the alter of God – pray for forgiveness, and by faith – accept He will keep His word – and you’ll be forgiven. Even if I have to do this daily – it is the burden on my heart to do that daily. I long for my Lord to come – come soon Almighty God – let your will be done – on earth as it is in heaven. PTL, Amen…

We love you Melba… We miss you… So much… Thanks be to God that we were so blessed to have you – and your strength  and love and prayers. Happy 106 birthday 🙂 Much love… Always….

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Tears in the night…

Tears in the night…

As I am shutting down tonight, I’m mindful of St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital – the cancer center in particular.

I did not grow up with a  mother and father. I was in foster care until 11 and then I was sent to the United State’s Army Military Academy, Children’s Academy – until I was 17. So – I did not grow up with parents like most families do.

As I watch commercials on television regarding the children of St. Jude’s – I’m blown away because 3 times now I’ve battled cancer and I’ve lost my dad, and a brother to cancer. It’s brutal – but it’s not just brutal – it’s terribly brutal for children. To see children suffering from cancer… Going through the chemo – and just the fact that a 4 or 5 or 10 year old is battling this??? Are you kidding??? I cannot begin to convey how that makes me feel…

If you pray for anything… Please make sure you pray for these children. If you do give away 10% of your income as a tithe – then tithe to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital – please…. Please…

I broke down bad tonight… An old man – I wasn’t feeling sorry for myself… I wasn’t hurting for anything I’ve been through – I was and I’m still – hurting for these children… These are God’s most cherished and truly cherished babies… I know they are…  While I know this – while I cannot convey why God allows this – I can only share – I KNOW these are His most cherished – and you mark my words… He cherishes these children… He sheds tears for these children (I KNOW THIS)… He cannot wait to have them in heaven with Him – and to me – I simply hurt for them.

Pray for these – God’s most cherished – the children that demonstrate greater strength than most men even at war… Pray for their peace…. Pray their pain is minimal… Pray they get to go home to our Father in heaven – soon. Pray for their parents – those are parents that will hurt so bad, so deep – that nothing can sooth their pain. Please pray for them even over the children – because those parents are going to need the strength to let go…  Worse yet, those parents are losing the most dear / tender aspects of their lives ever known.. They’re going to hurt so badly – that only God can provide them some peace… some soothing of their pain.. Please do pray for the parents….

If you commit to pledging / tithing money each paycheck or week or month – or however you can and do – commit – please keep this commitment – because it is more important to God that you keep your commitment – than to simply not commit and do nothing. Simply – do not commit and fail to meet that commitment.

Tonight – this Evening Cup runneth over with tears of pain for these, God’s greatest gifts, and our most precious gems in life – our children…

My wife and I have 10 children and 10 grandchildren – and yes, we love them so much – they are our lives…. Nothing is more precious than these – are gems… Well, God has billions of gems to care for…. I cannot fathom how He does…. But I do know how it feels when they’re in peril and need His grace and blessings to help them. As you pray…. Be mindful of these – His most precious – the children of not only St. Jude’s but all of the children that are hurting… All of the children that are dying… all of the children that cry, going to bed hungry at night and asking – please – please – just give us ‘something’ to take away the hunger pains – the physical pains – the emotional pains… Pray for these children – and all children – that just ask – please – help me…

God have mercy… forgive me for not being the man I should be…. Give me a heart of deeper desire to help… Make straight the path I must take to help, and in your mercy, guide me to see and follow that path – to help these – your most precious children…

 

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Taking it back to the classroom, again… Distance Learning, a blessing… Enroll now for Free

Taking it back to the classroom, again… Distance Learning, a blessing…

As I write this – I’m mindful of finishing my Criminal Justice / Forensic Sciences Degree with Stratford University Online Program – and now I’m going after IT Cyber Security and Information Management at WGU – Western Governors University – Distance Learning Program.

FOOTNOTE: If you enroll now? They’ll waive the enrollment fees – which waves a couple / few hundred bucks alone.

Here you can read that they’re a MSFT Learning Partner and this is not trivial This can open even more doors for learning. I’ve worked building Sclera Design, Inc. – a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, and later, Sclera Hosting, a Microsoft Silver Competency Partner…. MSFT Puts a lot behind education – and then some…

For what it’s worth – getting through a MSFT IT Academy Program is not trivial – and they do not provide their awards lightly. So – this is going to be a fantastic challenge for me….

Western Governors University

Western Governors University – Microsoft Certified Academy Instructor as well

WGU (Western Governors University) is a modest, yet HOT school to get involved with if you’re doing distance learning. I could have picked a few different Michigan State (MSU) / U of M) options, Western Michigan, and more – but they’re very expensive – even for an instate student – and these distance learning programs often offer much more aggressive curriculums – so I think I’ve picked the right school.

I am 100% disabled – so I do get some premium ops for student aid / financial aid programs – but in the end – that’s not why I pick them. WGU was more than twice as expensive as the school of choice I’d picked – but they had the aggressive curriculum offered  I could not find elsewhere – so that was the decision breaker.

Nope – it’s not evening – iit’s morning – but for me – just as soon be evening cup – I’ve been up working since 1400 hours yesterday – straight through – so no rest here….. Alas – I’m enjoying a fresh cup in the new coffee maker one of my sons bought mother for Mother’s Day. She really did need a new one. She’s like Mr. Overton (Previously blogged about) – he bought what he needed, and that was it – he didn’t buy something else just because it was newer or fancier or seemingly nicer…. Well…. Margaret wears down a coffee pot per year -if it makes it that long…. And this one was a few years old – and I mean old. 🙂 – It was taking 25 minutes to brew a pot of coffee… When we had money – we’d buy the Bunn Coffee Makers – 3 minutes – or your money back – well… Mr. Coffee annot guarantee anything in 3 minutes – but it’s a nice coffee maker – tastes great and it’s exponentially nicer than what we had.

Anyway – this morning – Evening Cup  – shares my next steps in academics – and hopefully – another new degree a year plus from now. If you can apply 30+ hours a week – and I easily can – to your degree studies – then you can pass fast. the only hold up are the lectures that you cannot dodge. You must attend those – but that stated – you can graduate pretty quickly….

All said – I 2nd WGU – Western Governors University – a cut above the average distance learning school / program. Enjoy – if you sign on – mentioning my name brings me no perks for referal – nor does it bring you any – I can only say – they’re worth checking out…

Good morning America… Let’s make tonight’s Evening Cup a nice one….

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Meet Mr. Richard Arvin Overton, America’s oldest living veteran. The father I would love…

Meet Mr. Richard Arvin Overton, America’s oldest living veteran. The father I would love…

He opens by introducing himself, and said I am 109 years old… that’s how I met Mr. Overton…

In my studies and browsing this evening, I covered a great deal of history about D-Day in WWII, and veterans in general For the most part, a veteran is just another face in the crowed… another unknown amongst the sea of unknowns that walk our streets of our cities, towns, villages…. For the most part… they do not count themselves as special – they’re just like you and I – people in life working to understand our measure in this life. How will we live? Will God accept our souls as forgiven and righteous in Christ Jesus’ name? Jesus said if we loved him, repent of our sins (ways of life for self and more), and confessed him as Lord and Savior, we would be saved, and this by the Grace of God, so that no man can boast  – as no man can earn his way to heaven – he can only gain access through Christ.

Mr. Overton remarks on going to church each week. With a smile, he remarks that church is for everyone; but we go for ourselves only – no one else. how true that is. He loves the fellowship; singing the simple songs that sound beautiful because in the end, they’re hymns and songs to God, not man. I know how this feels because I’ve played guitar and sang since I was 11 years old, and I can think of nothing that felt better than being able to just play and sing. For several years I played every Friday night for the fellowship of many men, come together, to praise God. I never really thought I sounded all that good, but it sure felt good.

He reminded me of something I remembered from 3 decades plus bac in time. A little old lady – Mother Melba – conveyed to me that  we come to God alone, and for ourselves. In simple terms – we must learn to like ourselves, to love ourselves, and to forgive ourselves, before we can really believe that God means what He says, and says what He means. We are forgiven, and there is a lake where our sins are tossed with a bunch of placards around it – No Fishing Allowed… I’ll never forget that. His words reminded me of this simple truth. We must go for ourselves; it’s a spiritual thing, and we must believe and trust Him in His Word. Plain and simple. Only one other person ever shared that with me, and she loved me more than her own – and treated me better than my own ever had. She was Mother Melba to my and my wife. Her prayers moved mountains in our lives. I now there is power in prayer – no doubts at all. It’s not in a miracle spring water tube, or some cards that are read to fortel your future. In fact, God told King Solomon though his prophets not to seek out the seers and those that talk with the dead (Lev. 19:31). They’re quite real and they’ll defile our souls. So, as Mr. Overton said, just go in the spirit and go for yourself. Seeking only your time with the Lord.

Mr. Overton commented on building his house in 1945, and still living in the same house today. In fact, everything he would buy, he paid cash for it, and kept it until it simply fell apart – if it ever did. My own dad was like that. That’s the only common element I find between the 2 men. Mr. Overton is 109, happy, content, and has what he wants. He wants for nothing. He finds great joy in the littlest of things in this life – from his cats, to just sitting on his front porch, enjoying a cigar, coffee, a drink now and then. It was so humbling to be placed back in check – to be reminded of Whose I am, from where I come from.

As I write this – I just learned that he’s turned 112 since the video was shot. WOW – another 5 years!!!! Praise the Lord!!!!!

Mr. Overton, I will continue to visit your interview. You have given me renewed focus and energy in this life. I have allowed myself to struggle with a life / death battle that started as a blood disease that later just ture me up inside. I get very weak very quick. My mind is strong. My heart is strong. I want to live – and as you might say, I will love the life I am living, and I will live the life I love.

As I sit down with my Evening Cup of drink tonight? I’ll be praying for you – in fact, whenever I think of you – I’ll be praying for you.

Go with God, and only the peace that He can give you. Thank you – so much – for taking time to share your time with us. I very much appreciate you.

 

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Aha – Tools for the Trade… Workplace sweatshop? Or Paradise in the making?

I haven’t blogged much about organizations since slowly getting back into the driver’s seat and putting my fingers in motion – the cacophony of start-ups / let-downs / burn-downs / you name it – is really a job just to keep up on in my reading time.

Aha caught my eye this evening / morning – https://www.aha.io/ – and I thought I’d do a shout out – and though I’m far from one to be ranking the value in any organization you might want to apply to – I would say – if I were you – and you have the skills they’re looking for – which are not trivial in some respects – then check them out. You can probably negotiate working remotely if your resume and work history show a strong delivery and work ethic for remote work.

Read about them (https://www.aha.io/company/about) and especially the Team and Resources they have available – while you’re trying to sort out just what it is they do 🙂 Sorry – had to throw that one in there. If I can do a set of checkboxes here – I’ll let you check off what you take away from your  read: what do they do? How big are they? How would you use them in business – big or small? A few probing questions… You’ll want to know these things if you do consider applying for employment.

If you’re an Enterprise Architect or Information Architect / Software Solutions Architect – then you certainly know what a Product Roadmap is (Easy reading for those not in the know – https://go.roadmunk.com/product-roadmap-template?utm_source=adwords&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=product_roadmapE)

Aha purportedly is the fastest growing business with this at their core – in the US, if not the world!!! Their resources and revenue reports are very impressive – and this is super non-trivial because on the surface, their culture seems like the pie-in-the-sky dream of a job to land. They have foundation / staying power – and from what little I’ve been able to find – super neat people working for them. So – Paradize? On my first fote – absolutely a YES – and worth your effort to check out if you’re pounding the pavement for work.

You can do more digging with this little I’ve shared… You never k now – you may have just found that job you’ve been looking for 🙂

Feel free to let me know what you lean, think? do???

Thanks for stopping by for an Evening Cup… Imagine the Possibilities….

 

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TurboTax Users Beware… Fees are lurking all over the place… We’re always about technology….

TurboTax Users Beware… Fees are lurking all over the place… -and I mean ALL OVER THE PLACE…

we ARE always about technology – and in this thread – this is a technological bug – plain and simple… One that could have gone unnoticed by the average person – and they could and probably would be – months – wondering about their State tax return – status -a dn just what went wrong???

TurboTax provides you a Process Terms of Services for Fees it charges against your federal return – which is where it deducts its fees for what it’s filing for the customer.

My son worked a month in CA last year – owed $1.00 in tax. The software indicated it does not file this electronically – had us print out the paperwork to send in with our $1.00.

Then, it had me do an edit in the MI State return – then reached a point – rather quickly I thought – where it was ready to e-file. It filed directly and said it was complete.

Checking – I see it filed Federal – which was accepted within an hour – and State – California – no kidding. Well, in my Process Terms of Services for Fees were $39.99 for filing Michigan. When I reviewed them AFTER the filing – it had replaced MI with CA – although it did NOT have me re-sign and confirm that’s okay. It just took it. Now – in finishing the State – we have to provide a CC to pay $39.99 again – for the MI return.

This is critical because 1) they stated they were not and could not file the CA via e-file; 2) CA was only a 1.00 tax, 3) We had the paperwork to mail in at the cost of $1.00 and a stamp – certainly not $39.99 plus $1.00 in tax. Now – we have to pay $39.99 again to file State – which is a decent return.

Buyer beware? No – user beware… Read the terms of service – and KNOW WHEN THEY CHANGE (which I knew but didn’t think to follow through on) – and follow through with said change and make sure you’re not paying extra money when not necessary – as is the case here.

Just an FYI – it was just a bug in their program I’m quite sure. When FEDERAL + STATE == READY –> FILE ALL, ELSE, FILE IN PART.

In my case – California was substituted for MI and filed. Now we must file Michigan manually because there is no way to do it and get the benefit of what we paid Intuit the fees to file for. Further, we cannot mail in this return if we would like to see it before the end of teh year, or next year. Trust me – they’re still processing taxes from 2 years ago – I know.

HTH’s…

Evening Cup wasn’t so tasty this evening… Alas – it isn’t promised to be 🙂

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Beauty is Everywhere… And then some… Imagine the Possibilities…

Beauty is Everywhere… And then some… Imagine the Possibilities… Now and then… working on code, or soldering some electronics together, or drafting some new electrical circuits… I get bored – yea – me too!!! And my mind wonders…

Often it is about family… Most often – the hardships they’re facing, and that we too, endure – and I wonder always – how can I do something – anything – to make things better??? I love my children so much – words cannot convey the profoundness of such a deep rooted feeling… not in any way….

I love to play with images… Like for shots we’ll include in something we’re writing up – or even just a cover poster we’re developing…. I love the birds the most…

Like these two characters – or not!

 

Hawk - in flight to grab prey....

Hawk – in flight to grab prey….

Feret Like - but not the average pet... But the average Prey for Hawk

Hunted? Naw… not me??? Oh No!!! It Is Me!!!

Feret like indeed... But much faster and smarter :)

Haw!!! Fooled you!!! You’ll have to swoop again 🙂

There is beauty everyplace we look – if we just look… Forgive my joking around about hunter and hunted… It is that way… that neither adds to nor takes away from the beauty that nature allows us so much joy from.

I could sit for hours and soak up the wildlife around us… Awed by the pure, raw beauty of some animals… the aggressive… The passive…

I’ve seen animals cuddle and snuggle – it’s quite cute… Mindful that we humans share some very like characteristics. While God gave us a gift no other creature has – He has allowed us to enjoy the many other things He’s placed on this earth.

It’s heartbreaking to see the television commercials vying for funding to help with homeless and basically animals suffering in the wild – especially those up north with us – it’s in the negatives most of the winter – very cold – nothing can live in that… So we see these commercials often, and not a one escapes me without a heart wince and pain for the animals that are domestic – not wild – used to people and being in homes and used to warm homes and food, water – the works – not like the wild that can fend for themselves. Home bread animals are not to be raised until you simply feel like you can no longer take care of them because they make mess… They’re just animals for crying out loud. They know no better… Alas – they wind up homeless – and suffering beyond measure… Alas – I take my pictures of the wild -and enjoy them greatly.

 

Beautiful light tricks on the trees...

Is this play on the lights – this is beautiful in the dusk… how about a pheasant similarly hued?

Abolutely a beautiful array of colors on such a smple animal - one we often feast on...

Absolutely a beautiful array of colors on such a simple animal – one we often feast on…

Amazing how the colors flow… More often these birds are mostly brown / tan in hues light/dark – but rarely have I seen one so beautiful…

Just an Evening Cup down memory lane… Exhausted from work… Tired of the news… hardships… struggles… everyone everywhere always struggling so much… One spot of an owl on perch:

Great Owl - perfect shot - rare to get...

Great Owl – perfect shot – rare to get…

Not worrying about much… Content.. Easy gong… Doesn’t even flinch at the camera’s shutter – which is not that quiet actually… He’ll turn and look with his eyes wide open – then turn back to a relaxed perch and rest.. this looks close up – we’re probably some 1100′ away with some powerful lenses…

When you lay down to rest tonight.. Ponder those in need… Big and small.. Healthy or not… In need or not… There are so many – all – that need our prayers… Say them and ask God to let His will be done, on earth, even as it is in Heaven….

Amen…

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Evan Loomis, ICON – the future realized today, and then some – 3D Printer+12 Hours=A House

Evan Loomis and ICON join forces, based out of AUstin, Texas, then introduce a new fangled 3D Printer capable of the following (You MUST SEE THIS – and Imagine the Possibilties….)

3D Printer + Blueprints + Materials + 12 hours = House– and not just any house – but one totally up to Code per U.S. standards / requirements – and though it’s only about 800 sqft. This is no joke – review the article – keep it alive – spread the word – let’s work to help Even Loomis, ICON and teh powers behind this fantastic venture – explode on the global scene in such a way that the houses really do get produced for under 4K (USD) per unit built. Can you reamotely imagien teh possibilities here?

3D Printers did, in fact, explode on the market, in huge ways in just the past 18 months – and this is the epitome of what we can do wtih technology and the innate desire to help our fellow man. BUt houses are just the beginning. Eco Friendly Green Houses, Farm Communiiities in major metropolitan areas – shoot, we could only begn to recount the possibilities…

Imagine the addition of only 400 watt Solor Systems (Easily built for hundreds of dollars – not way up ini the thousands) – this can provide enough power to actually provide electricity for water systems, appliances in the homes (leveraging yet smarter technologies here too), run a drill pump for water, satellite systems / solutions that entire communities of these homes can share across say, 30 to 50 homes, then extend it out another leaf (this is thinking meager, frugal)…Compartmentalize each objective – realistically – and in so doing – allow for those that build the homes – to finish those – then those that can lay in low-tech but highly efficient infrastructure to do that – for water/septic systems, plumbing, and more.

With the adventure of AI / Neuro Processing systems that are becoming entangled in Internet – really neato solutions – well, imagine simple, just Keep it Simple Stupid (the old KISS methodology has yet to fail me) – we do not need entire cities supporting an extensive, expensive infrastructure to bring high technology to the outlying areas where people still live in bamboo huts, and get by on very little for food / water / supplies… Here we can pop up these virtual private networks (VPN’s) that provided isolated, localized technology to each communities – and over time – ties these together with more advanced technology  – perhaps just satellites for now – but if the weather forbid – and satellites are interrupted – the homes and technology on the ground still flourish because they’re independent due to the  solar solutions and water / treatment systems that are developed to support these ‘micro-communities’ if you will.

My apologies for being long-winded on thsi topic – but nothing had cranked me up quite like this since I developed my first prototype drone 2 years ago. In just that 2 years my avionics – started on the Arduino platform of micro-controllers and components / component code) – our first real live prototype will actually enjoy 2+ hours flight time, with rocket-science-like capabilities for both the legal and civilian sectors.

Being every mindful of the privacy laws and personal feelings behind just the building of my drones, i can only imagine the preponderance (or would ‘cacophony’) of governmental interference that’ll have to be overcome to see these things we only imagine for now – a reality tomorrow. It’s not only possible… It’s going to happen… It can!!! 🙂

A hundred years ago we would have laughed our ignorant souls to the funny farms; burned us as witches at the stake; shot us with silver bullets for imaging the unimaginable. All said – this is ready to explode – and we just need to come together – work smarter – not harder – and keep it simple stupid (MIS). We cannot miss out. We cannot fail. The quality of life across teh globe will explode in a much better quality of life for the entire planet. The richer will get a little more – the doers will become the richest. You cannot, in any wise, propose such a humane undertaking – and not have God in your corder. And if God  be for you – no one can rise up against you. You cannot lose.

SHOUT THIS FROM THE HIGHEST REACHES to the darkest depths… Let all peoples know – what may soon ben in their yard 🙂

May God touch this endeavor – and like the cattle on all the hilltops that are His – let His people – of all nations – know this potential intheir lives.

Let it rain…

Imagine the Possibilities….

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Where have all the Parents Gone… Children… Blessings… Grace…

Where have all the parents gone? Long time passing… Where have all the parents gone? Long time ago…. Where have all the Parents gone??? Gone to drug fields everyone… When will they ever learn? When will they ever…. Learn????

Where have all the drug fields gone? Long time passing… Where have all the drug fields gone? Long time ago… Where have all the drug fields gone… Gone to children everyone… When will they ever learn? When will they every… Learn???

Where have all the children gone? Long time passing… Where have all the children gone? Long time ago…. Where have all the children gone? Gone to God, their souls as one… Yes, they have finally learned…. Yes they have finally… Learned…

The Bible teaches in Psalm 127:4-5 – “… like arrows in the hand of a warrior, happy is the man who has his quiver full of them…” Speaking of the children of Israel that walk in the way of the Lord, they are blessed, and happy are those that raised them and has his quiver full of them… Children are a saving grace in my life, and then some. Having the blessing to have raised 10, I do know that much…

Not too long ago an in-law approached me with a problem. His dad wanted him to purchase a narcotic for me off the street… What should he do? Having had my share of exposure to the streets over 4 1/2 decades ago… I advised he leave it alone… Just share he knows not where tog get such a thing…

Sad to say… When we have been down the path of abusing just about anything in life… Should we return to that – we do so a hundred fold – not knowing what lay in store for us… For his father… it was a tragic and sad death of a relatively young man still…

In prayer, my heart is heavy at times, and in reading something tonight… The above just flowed… For those who take offense, please forgive me for such.

For those on the edge, about to step into a place you may not really want to be – I propose that God is listening, all the time, intimately, and he is a God of mighty Grace, Forgiveness, and millions of 2nd chances.

Please take a pause, and just ponder as much. Our children are as much a reflection of us as they are teachers in our age, of some very simple things we taught them… Do not faint… Do not give up… Do not lose sight of teh fact that you’re not alone – nor ever will be.

May God keep you in peace, health, and sound mind / body…

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