Tom Zimmer
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
  It's HOT Out There!

Well, the ROT rally is over, and hopefully everyone made it through with minimal damage to motorcycle and body. I say that because, given there were many thousands of bikes there, there were lots of opportunities for accidents,and given the heat, there was lots of opportunity for sun stroke. Fortunately, most people realized plenty early that they were getting too hot, and found a place to rest in the shade or aid conditioning. A few people pushed it too far, and got seriously overheated, and I am sure some of them went to the hospital to recover. Personally, I stayed in the shade most of the time, and drank lots of water. I like to think of God as the shade, sort of the protection from the extreme heat. Some of us try to stay in His shade most of the time, some of us stay out in the heat until we get hot and then hunt for cover, and a few of us stay in the heat until it is almost too late. Christ is always there, waiting in the shade with that cup of cool water, waiting for each of to realize we need to come in out of the heat.

Thomas Zimmer


Hi Tom,
I'm the guy who hung out and blathered on for quite some time. You blessed me and my bike, you and another guy whose name I didn't get, but it was a divine appointment. You guys prayed about
some problems I had at work and come monday it was as if there were none to begin with. You touched my life and I am grateful.
You are very welcome Robert, I am glad things worked out so well. After all, God is in the business of touching our lives, and helping us through the difficulties we encounter. So, praise the Lord!
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I am a Christian, Debbie is my wonderful wife. She is also a Christian, and my perfect helpmate. I have two adult children Pam & Chip, I have four wonderful grandchildren, granddaughters Chloe & Claire, and grandsons Ezra and Corbin. I am a Biker, I ride a 1999 Harley Davidson Road King, I am a member of the New Life Riders (Austin, TX) chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA), I am Chaplain of the United Clubs Of Austin (UCOA), I am the Author or Co-Author of several Forth computer language development systems including VIC-Forth, ColorForth (for the Radio Shack Color Computer), 64Forth (for the Commodore 64), F-PC (for DOS), Win32Forth (for Windows) and TCOM (a native DOS compiler), I am a Software Engineer for Thermo Fisher Scientific in Austin, TX, where I develop Windows C# applications for analytical instrument data processing and reporting.

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