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CHRISTMAS TOUR STARTS THIS WEEK!

We’re heading out this week for our Northwest Christmas tour! Are you coming to one of the shows? Click the image for more show details.

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2015 CHRISTMAS TOUR

Our annual Christmas tour is coming up soon! My buddies Chris Cooke and Ernie Garza will be flying out West from their homes in Nashville, TN and Branson, MO (respectively) for a two-week run of holiday shows throughout the Northwest. Check … Continue reading

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MAKING A LIST, CHECKING IT TWICE

Julie: “Can you pick up some cream cheese for my Alfredo sauce recipe?” Me: “Sure. Need anything else?” Julie: “Well . . . we could use some salad veggies. And fruit. Maybe ice cream?” Me: “Okay, I’d better make a note.” … Continue reading

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SIN COSTS

At the Riggan Ranch we have ten baby lambs right now, all just a few weeks old. It’s always entertaining watching them scamper around the pasture – never getting far from their mothers, of course. Throughout the Old Testament, God’s … Continue reading

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RIGGAN RANCH – THERE’S A GOAT ON YOUR BACK!

My daughter Emily’s goats have had seven babies this Spring, and one of them has become particularly attached to her…

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THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS IS … WAIT, WHAT?

While visiting my folks over Thanksgiving, we all went to a Christmas Variety show at a local theater. Singing, dancing, drama, humor – it was a great production and a lot of fun. Near the end they did a Nativity … Continue reading

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BRING ON THE HOLIDAY CHEESE!

Like it or not, holiday music is everywhere right now.  From “Silent Night” to “The Chipmunk Song”- it’s on TV, the grocery store, your chiropractor’s office – everywhere. As a kid, I remember pulling out my parents’ vinyl records, stacking … Continue reading

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FAVORITE CHRISTMAS SONGS POLL

For a couple of years I’ve polled you guys about your LEAST favorite Christmas songs (with some fun and sometimes surprising answers – see HERE). This year, I’d like to consider the exact opposite: what are your FAVORITE Christmas songs? … Continue reading

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PUPPIES, TOADS AND LEARNING THE HARD WAY

My son’s black lab, Blackberry, recently had 11 puppies. I remember when she was a puppy herself, and Josiah was teaching her to do things like fetch and sit. At that age, there was always something new to learn. One night, … Continue reading

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PUPPIES AGAIN! RIGGAN RANCH UPDATE

My son’s black lab Blackberry had her third (and final) litter several weeks ago, and soon the puppies will need to go to their new homes. If you’re nearby and would like to inquire, just comment below or use the … Continue reading

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