March 25, 2017

March 25:  high of 91º low of 68º Starting today I’m going to try to accumulate some climate information about…

Disconnect Intended

I’m about to disconnect the auto-post to Facebook from my blog.  I’ve been blogging fairly consistently on WordPress since November…

Kindness

Self-knowledge is a tricky thing. It’s not as common as one might hope, based on people’s actions it’s clear that…

A new take on ‘being’

Is it possible to be retired for almost 6 years before you really retire?  I think so.  More than that:…

Farewell Dinner

The end of the season.  I’m not sure what that means.  I suppose that’s partly because I’m never on the…

Home again, naturally.

Tuesday morning and we’re back home again — without an RV.  Sigh.  Feels strange.  Of course nothing’s changed until the…

On the Cusp

It’s Monday morning.  We’re 330 miles from home, Serendipity is with us, and we are awaiting our appointment to put…

The sound of birds

Comfort Foods.  Why does no one ever talk about “Comfort Sounds” ?  The other day I wrote about the absence…

Re Balancing

A few weeks ago I changed the template for my blog.  It was time — I’d grown bored with the…

Wedding Shoe Shopping

Wednesday we decided to act smart and go shopping for shoes the the Grand-One’s wedding.  There’s nothing worse than wearing…

Sugar Cane

Imagine a pile of sugar 90 feet high, 150 feet wide and 1500 feet long.  That’s about the size of…

Cravings

I woke up this fine Saturday morning with the realization that my weird dreams for the last several weeks have…

No Anything

It just dawned on me.  For once in our lives there is no regular clattering of the train track.  We…

On Donations of Life

This is sort of a follow on from yesterday’s post about flea markets.  There’s no telling where my mind will…

Flea Market Culture

One of the big differences we noticed when we got down to S. Texas this year relates to Goodwill retail stores…

Where do the days go?

An hour in the life of a kindergartener is a pretty large percentage of that little one’s life.  A DAY…

Office Recombobulation

Yesterday Peggy came into my office while the room was thrown helter-skelter and offered this condolence:  “I liked this house…

They Also Serve

It seems a strange thing to say in a day and age when everyone seems to be griping about finding…

Back in Nesting Mode

Having returned from Milwaukee with a car full of our in-storage belongings time has arrived to figure out what to…

Gotta Respect the Pig

We hurried back to Los Fresnos for a tasty reason.  Every year the residents of the park put on a “hog…

Back into Texas Today

It’s Wednesday where I am on the grand ribbon of time & space. You’re a few days behind but not…