Steven

Jerry and Judy Horton shared the following story. Several years ago a rancher I’ll call Steven received notification that he was eligible to receive “waiver” funds and leave Down Home Ranch.  He’d been on the list to receive these funds for several years. He lived at the Ranch under Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) assistance of…

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Arnie

Written by Judy Horton: Several years ago The Legends Golf Tournament was held at The Hills golf course in Austin. So off I went to get autographs, armed with a Down Home Ranch baseball cap and sharpie pen. Lots of famous player there and I managed to get Jack Nicklaus, Hale Irwin and Arnold Palmer…

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Down Home Ranch, Barn, Down Syndrome, Texas Sunset

Is Overpopulation Killing Us?

Here’s a short piece that was in my email basket this morning  http://www.crisismagazine.com/2016/note-to-malthus-life-is-good I read frequently about the dramatic decline in birth rates in Japan, Russia, across Europe and many other parts of the world. Even in places in the Middle East like Iran and the United Arab Emirates. This doesn’t mean population growth worldwide…

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New Ways of Bustin’ the Blues

The other day Kyle had a little misunderstanding with his girl.  A friend asked him if they’d worked it all out and he said yes but that he’d still felt a little bad afterwards.  “So what did you do?” asked the friend. “Well,” said Kyle, “I went back to my house and I put on…

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