Who can turn down free food? This Saturday’s offering included apples, onions, and potatoes.
“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” -Lewis Carroll
Perspective makes a difference on most things. By training, my temporal perspective is, at the least, the last 20,000 years. As I greet the morning, I see a meadow where just over a century ago there was a lake. I have seen photographs of that lake – a vestige of the glacial lakes that were… Continue reading Climate Change-A Matter of Perspective
I’d expected a fairly lazy morning on Friday. Not expected at work until mid-morning, I was drinking my first cup of coffee at a leisurely 7:30. I let the dog out. Sudden barking: Alarm! Alarm! Danger Approaches! Coming out of the woods, lumbering out of it really, was a large, brownish shape. We’d had two… Continue reading Unexpected Sheep
“If George Washington were alive today, what a shining mark he would be for the whole camorra of uplifters, forward-lookers and professional patriots! He was the Rockefeller of his time, the richest man in the United States, a promoter of stock companies, a land-grabber, an exploiter of mines and timber. He was a bitter opponent of foreign alliances, and denounced their evils in harsh, specific terms. He had a liking for all fortright and pugnacious men, and a contempt for lawyers, schoolmasters and all other such obscurantists. He was not pious. He drank whisky whenever he felt chilly, and kept a jug of it handy. He knew far more profanity than Scripture, and used and enjoyed it more.”
The mind is not a vessel to be built, but a fire to be kindled. -Plutarch
If you recall last fall’s beautiful cat-faced spider, you may be pleased to learn that her eggsac survived the winter…
To read all our articles on a single page, click on over to articles and enjoy your scroll.
Time ran out on us this Memorial Day weekend, we didn’t get quite everything we’d hoped accomplished. All the same, progress was still made, and a good time had. Here’s hoping the long weekend treated you folks with as much kindness. I became more proficient with the stump grinder, waging war against some spruce stumps… Continue reading A Working Weekend