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Out Our Way: Sinking sand

Matthew 13:22 "The ground of trusting in the riches of this world is sinking sand"

Out our way, the upper pastures can be a bit treacherous. The thorn trees and thick clumps of trees in the arroyos can hide unexpected surprises.

Being a greenhorn, I did not know that some creek beds get covered in dirt and while they may look dry and solid are actually deep mud holes that, quicksand-like, will grab hold of the unwary and not let go.

I have shared this tale a few times before, but it is worth repeating for the lesson learned. While Charlie and I were checking the fence on Big Mike's place, I ca...

 

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