Society needs more than laws.

Long Spoons……

There is a parable, fable, or allegory about long spoons.  The fable goes as follows.

Swami was having a conversation with Lord Shiva one day and said Lord, “I would like to know what heaven and hell are like”.


Lord Shiva led the Swami to two doors.


He opened one of the doors and the Swami looked in. In the middle of the room was a large round table. In the middle of the table was a large pot of stew, which smelled delicious and made the Swami’s mouth water.


The people sitting around the

Badger Cam – 4/28/2014 – 5/2/2014

The badger has not been seen for a couple of days (she may either be having her babies, or has moved to another den, they have several they use and move around a lot.)

BUT, we have seen some more coyotes during the night.  Below are a few pictures of the Badger, and them some coyote pictures as well.   The only thing caught on the camera last night (5/1/2014) was when I turned on the camera and when I collected the SD card.

Badgers and Coyotes have been know to share dens.  They have the same food sources.…

Ford Tractor Service Manual Series 2000-7000 1965-1975

I have an OLD FORD 1973 4500 Tractor that I purchased at the end of last year.  And I wanted to find a service manual for it.  I looked everywhere for one, and found it hard to believe that I could not find one for FREE as a .pdf on-line.  So I am putting it up for FREE here, after I purchased a .pdf copy of it.  I guess I want everyone that owns this tractor to be able to download it without having to pay for a not so perfect scanned copy of the document.  So here it is.…

Badgers – Quail Run Farm

Quail Run farm has some new residents.  Badgers.  Badgers are pretty common in Utah according to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.  You can find out more info on Badgers by going to their website:

The problem with watching badgers is that they are nocturnal and are most active during the night.  For that reason, I purchased a low cost game camera to take pictures of the badger. I purchased a Moultrie A5 Low Glow Game Camera on to get some pictures of the badger. I am posting some of them here.



Angel Baby

Over the last few months, I have learned exactly how hard it is to try to do everything the Lord asks of you and not expect him to help you out while doing it.  One of my big struggles with religion I would say is Faith.  I know that there is a creator, that things were planned and created and did not happen just by chance, but I find I have a hard time letting my pride go and actually rely on the Lord for help.  This blog post may sound different from other posts, but this one I am …

HoneyBees – Day 14 – First Hive Inspection

On 5/11/2013 we opened the honey bee hive we have to see what has been going on for the last two weeks since we installed the package.  Below are the pictures we took during the process, Momzoo is the photographer.  Punk #2, future bee keeper, helped and you can see her doing some of the work with the frames.
IMG_4002We picked early in the morning, but after the hive was active to open it.  The idea behind this is to allow some of the hive to go out looking for pollen so that there are not as many bees in the hive.  …

How far they have come….

Albert Sydney Herlong, Jr (Feb 1909 – Dec 1995) U.S. Representative from Florida (Jan 1967 – Jan 1969)

Albert S. Herlong, Jr was a US Representative for the 4th district in Florida from 1967-1969.   On Jan 10, 1963 he read to the house by the request of a Mrs. Nordman a list of “Current Communist Goals,”  this list was taken from a book called, “The Naked Communist,” by Cleon Skousen.  If you would like to see a complete list, you can find it at:  I am only going to list of few of them here to open …

Thousands of BEES!!

Can anyone guess how many bees are in a 3lb package of bees?  The answer is 3-4 Thousand bees.  If you have ever wondered what a package of 3-4 Thousand bees looks like, well, you are in luck.  Below is the photo you have been looking for, as well as how we installed that package into a new hive. Note, you can see the candy plug sitting on top of the package.

3-4 Thousand bees and one queen.

3-4 Thousand bees and one queen.

Now the question is, how do you get these bees to move into the hive?  Here is what our hive looks …


One of the titles that the current media has villainized is that of Prepper.  I think it is funny that current media is trying to make anyone who is preparing for hard times is considered a zealot or a nut job.  But heck, the LDS church has been telling us to be a prepper for a LONG time now (food storage).  There is absolutely nothing WRONG with being prepared for hard times, and having your family in order.  The thing that I think they don’t get is that as the LDS Church also teaches is that everything should be done …