Hi there! If you are new to my place.......welcome! Thursdays are the day I ramble about three random things. Sometimes I share a new recipe, bits and pieces of what's going on in my crazy not-so-random world, or maybe a new homeschooling tip. I try to keep everything as real as I can......and I keep my eyes fixed on God! So if you want to join in......grab the button over on my sidebar, add your link/comments below and jump right in~!
1. OK, so after our devastating loss......Josh is determined to do two things. Become the Fisher-Cat Slayer and build Fort Knox. Josh is normally a very passive man......this is the guy who dove under the camper to rescue the blind baby rat. But if you witnessed what our barn looked like after that attack.......it might send Mother Theresa looking for a Rambo outfit.
So, knowing Josh's quirky version of a type A personality and giving everything 100%.....I am guessing this transformation will include a Conan the Barbarian outfit, a bear claw trap and some weird tribal face painting. He believes his Native American heritage (he is Pocasset Wampanoag) will come through as he is determine to trap and kill this predator. He also has deranged thoughts about hanging the victim in the woods (think The Village) to send a message to all his fisher cat friends or any other predator who thinks about stepping foot near our farm.
*sigh*....yes, he can take things to an unhealthy level.
2. He also started Fort Knox......well, that is what he is referring to our new chicken coop. I originally had planned on calling it the Cluck Cluck Inn or something cute for my feathered friends.....but after said attack.....Josh is determined to make this the most secure housing that can survive a nuclear attack.
I have to say.....Josh is a pretty talented well rounded guy. He looks completely professional in his "monkey suit" as we call the suit and tie he is required to wear for his job. But he sure can jump right into jeans, workboots and a tool belt and get that any construction job done too.
So here is Stage One of Fort Knox. I have to say.......he whipped this badboy up pretty quick all by himself (with a wiped out back, lol) with no plans drawn out. We recycled an old bookcase for the nesting boxes too. bonus!
He is going to try to get the walls up over the next few days (after work) and then we are heading over to Habitat for Humanity ReStore to maybe get a window (back by chicken wire of course!!!) and some shingles for the roof.
This will soon be a great new SAFE home for my sweet hens.......
I am quite certain it has to do with being in that brutal plank position for most of Level Two and Three....and I think I was sweating from areas that I never even knew had sweat glands with all the cardio. But I have to say......I had the confidence to wear a tank top this past weekend. And get this.......I even had the guts to wave to my neighbor when she drove by and I didn't have half as much flab flying in the wind. *thumbs up*
So if you are up for an intense, but effective workout......I am def. recommending The 30 Day Shred! And it's only $8.99 at Amazon.com. Heck, I can spend that on a bag of blue corn tortillas and salsa!
4. This week's event taught us such important lesson(s). Life is short and at any time your world can be turned upside down. The enemy, at anytime, can swoop in and steal from you (and your life).....we need to always be on guard and protect our mind, heart and body. That fisher cat killed for the thrill.....it's main goal was just to destroy and move on to the next victim. That is how Satan works. So remember to be prepared and protected . I want to share Ephesians 6:10-18 with you:
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