Chop, chop

The vagaries of life constantly amaze me. The myth of self-control in your life (or any control at all) notwithstanding, our path throughout life oft times mimics an oak leaf…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Tornado clean-up complete and just in time as we are now staring Thanksgiving square in the face, ushered in with significantly colder temperatures. We’ve had our first frost, several now…

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A Twisted Tale

I will always try to be the first to raise my hand and admit when I am wrong. As you may recall if you are a long-time reader, I write…

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Buckle Up

Halloween has come and gone – hard to believe it’s over already. It was a truly great month leading up to last night’s grand finale. Halloween night was wonderful (albeit…

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Odds and Ends….

Long time, once again! I feared this might happen – there has not been a lot going on here and I have been wrapped up with outdoor projects such as…

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45

It has been a static period of late – no big events, no travels, and sadly, no hikes. My wife has been enjoying helping our daughter take care of her…

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The Deepening

I have, for some reason, fallen into a bit of a rut. It can – it does – happen to all of us in life at some point or another;…

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The Coming Darkness

This time of year always provides all the ingredients for a unique recipe of both anticipation as well as a mourning or melancholy. Summer is a season of celebration; it…

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The Fall of Summer

After a pause in writing, I am back. In the interim we went through a hurricane scare: Henri was forecast to plow right up the bay through the middle of…

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