Hog Hunters in Texas

© 2011, Kim Davis
This article originally appeared in the
Extraordinary Jobs for Ordinary People online Newsletter

All over Texas, farmers and ranchers have a problem with wild hogs. These intelligent and adaptable creatures can wreak havoc on cultivated land and prey on livestock. They can live in any kind of terrain, from forest to swamp, and from brush to desert.  According to Texas A & M University, Texas is currently home to an estimated 2 million feral hogs, which are descended from various breeds imported from Europe as livestock since as far back as the 1680’s. Continue reading “Hog Hunters in Texas”

“Mommy, I See Jack!”

Real Stories of Spirit Communication edited by Angela Hoy© 2004, Kim Davis This story originally appeared inReal Stories of Spirit Communication: When Loved Ones Return After Crossing Over edited by Angela Hoy, ISBN: 1-59113-442-0

March 25, 1996 Journal Entry

“…With Jack so unwell, I have to admit that I’m just waiting for him to die.  This clinging to life with drugs and constant pain and fear is so ugly.  I just wish it would finish.”

March 26, 1996 Journal Entry

“Oh what a day!

Jack died at 10:00 a.m. Texas time.  Mom’s just called – all in pieces, obviously…”  Continue reading ““Mommy, I See Jack!””

Christmas Winds

I’d met Paul in early November. I had dined with other catamaran crews, and stopped for a last beer on the way out through the quay-side bar packed with yachties. Over a terrible meal of “rotis” we cat crews had all told outrageous “puking punter stories,” puking punters being our overwhelming favorite topic of conversation. Continue reading “Christmas Winds”