Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms and mothers out there! We men compete hard and endlessly with you women in the battle of the sexes, but there is no…

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Hiking Into Spring

It’s been a busy, busy week! I finally completed my task to cut/split/hauled/cleared the ~18,000lbs of oak tree from the front yard. Yes – you read that right! A live…

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Happy Easter

Yes – I still exist, despite my disappearance from my blog! Life has been… busy, very busy, and I simply have not found a way to make time for writing.…

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The Harkening

The harkening of hope – of spring. There is the meteorological start of spring which begins on the first of March (for the ease of neatly bundling seasonal data) while…

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I am of the woods…

I did it! I got out for a hike yesterday and it was glorious!! Not the perfect day, ideal weather, not by a long shot: it was fully overcast and…

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Tipping Point

Good morning dear reader! It is currently 7AM and I am squarely deep in the middle of a Nor’easter. Snow began around 10PM, but just lightly; however it steepened overnight.…

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Winter’s Embrace

I’ve oft written of aging, at least my personal experience with it. And fittingly so because there are a litany of life lessons to be fathomed during the aging process.…

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Watch Your Step…

We are living in absolutely insane times dear reader! Unparalleled chaos and confusion as we enter our 3rd year with this pandemic; yes – 3rd year! There was wild and…

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Weathering the Weather

Interesting week for us here dear reader – COVID has found my immediate family. My daughter-in-law and the three kids all have COVID; happily, none seriously – the worst of…

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Here and Gone…

And just like that, Christmas future has become Christmas past. Not truly literally, but figuratively in the blink of an eye. All the preparation, the anticipation, and the waiting… and…

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