Monthly Archives: April 2011

"NAME THE BABY LAMBS" CONTEST WINNER!

We have a winner! Emily has agonized over the names (there were over 100 submitted) and she has come to a decision… The winning names are… … “Ping” and “Pong,” submitted by CarolBeth! Thanks to everyone who contributed ideas! We … Continue reading

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TAZ IS BORN – AND THE LAMB CONTEST CONCLUDES!

Yesterday, a new baby goat named Taz was born at the Riggan Ranch (that’s him to the left). You may remember that last week I wrote about our two new baby lambs. I decided to hold a naming contest, but … Continue reading

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"IS EVERYTHING SAD GOING TO COME UNTRUE?"

A few thoughts about Easter and The Lord of the Rings… There’s a part near the end of the third book (“Return of the King”) that strikes me so powerfully. The character of Samwise Gamgee encounters a dear friend whom … Continue reading

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MORE BABIES AT THE RIGGAN RANCH…

On Monday, my son’s sheep (Cutie) had two babies (Joshua and Jericho). Just a couple of hours ago, my daughter’s sheep (Anabelle) had her two babies, which are unnamed so far. Click the “More” button to see what they look … Continue reading

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UNIFORM SUGGESTIONS?

In my previous post (“Love – Or Learn To Sew”) it was suggested that Christians could use some kind of identifying uniform (something better than a Jesus Fish or Christian t-shirt). Now I’m curious – what kind of “uniform” would … Continue reading

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LOVE – OR LEARN TO SEW

My friend Eric decided that Christians need some kind of uniform so that everyone around us can tell we’re followers of Jesus. He figured it would need to be something drastic and unmistakable. His brilliant idea for a uniform? Penguin … Continue reading

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FRODO OR FRO-DON'T? (The LOTR Poll)

The kids and I just finished watching The Lord of The Rings (Fellowship of the Ring – Extended version). It was their first time, and they loved it. Epic in every way. Beautifully filmed and designed, mostly great acting (I … Continue reading

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