Forevermore

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Here we go again. Falling into fall. There are two ways to go here. Upbeat and ready for cooler weather, county fairs, hunting, fall colors, Indian summer. Or down beat, sad to see summer waning, shorter days, looming winter, and back to school. Tell … [Read more...]

A Masterpiece

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We have a screech owl that has taken up residence in our trees. I was in the house and could hear this new noise outside the front door. It was quiet-then the air was pierced with this garbled skeeereech. A half a minute passed and it came again. And … [Read more...]

Share During an Eclipse

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Do you know the story of Chicken Little? She ran around in the rain hollering that the sky is falling, the sky is falling. Oh what shall we all do if the sky is falling? More over what shall we do if say an eclipse is coming?                   Well … [Read more...]

Talking Trash

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   Let’s talk some trash. Not trash talk like sports teams talk trash about other sports teams. I mean real trash. Garbage, litter, rubbish. Here we go…                   In your house you probably have a trash container somewhere in the kitchen … [Read more...]

A Thief in the Outhouse

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   I was recently on another trip to the big city for doctor appointments. On the road as per usual there was need to stop and, well in Nevada terms, rest. At a pit stop along the way. This one, gratefully had a full-fledged outhouse to, well, … [Read more...]

Hey! That’s My Job

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 I recently saw a man giving a manicure to a woman. Then as I was driving down a street I saw a woman mowing a lawn in front of a business. What was wrong with these two things?                   I know what you are thinking, but you wouldn’t be … [Read more...]

The Follower

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There is something following me around inside of my house. It’s my stationary bike.                   I leave it in a room where I think it will be the perfect place for me to ride my uh, you-know-what into tiny-hood. Then after some time that … [Read more...]

Niche

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  Niche is one of those words that, to my liking, is spelled wrong. Shouldn’t it be “nitch?” Like stitch or switch or, well you get the idea. But no, it is niche. It means a little something that enhances a bigger something. Or something like … [Read more...]

Drinking In Summer

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 Summer is rolling across our paths with all its pleasures, like a cinnamon roll unrolling across your plate leaving a trail of gooey goodness to gather on your fingers and lap up until every drop of sunshine and sugary satisfaction is enjoyed. Oh, … [Read more...]

A Comforting Second

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For the past few weeks whenever I slice an onion I can taste the onion rings my mom made. Man they were good. Not big ole heavily coated things. Not spicy or in need of Ranch Dressing. Not even a big pile of them. They were just onions and flour and … [Read more...]