When Life Gives You Walnuts…

When Life Gives You Walnuts…

Twelve giant walnut trees stand guard at Whetstone Boys Ranch, their huge arms framing almost any view from the house.  In addition to providing shade and shelter, they are beginning to take on the added responsibility of therapy for our boys…or for the time being,...
The Book of Firsts

The Book of Firsts

On the Whetstone Boys Ranch kitchen counter, there sits a notebook which we have dubbed the “The Book of Firsts.”   Since this last week was our first week, we made a lot of entries. Below, I have copied one of the first journal entries from our first...
It’s Official!

It’s Official!

It’s official!  Today, Whetstone began “sharpening” its first boy.  In our first ceremony, during which he symbolically branded his own pair of leather work gloves, we began the process of refining through holy fire. For privacy reasons, I won’t share much about him...