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.”
Well done is better than well said. -Benjamin Franklin
If you recall last fall’s beautiful cat-faced spider, you may be pleased to learn that her eggsac survived the winter…
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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