Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cold Wind to Valhalla

For the third time this week I have shoveled the driveway, clearing out tiny dry pellets of snow that somehow want to bind and cling despite their lack of moisture. It’s starting to take it’s toll that no amount of … Continue reading

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We Come From the Land of the Ice and Snow

It’s snowing right now, a fine light powder that is steady and unrelenting. I plowed a path along the driveway to push the garbage can to the curb. It filled back in within an hour. The weather services have been … Continue reading

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Staggering Across the Goal Line

On Friday we drove to Bismarck for one last assault on cleaning out my mother-in-law’s apartment. She’s now in assisted living, six blocks away from her old place. It’s reassuring to see her there, getting the care and attention she … Continue reading

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The Road Goes Ever On

This week I put a pair of running shoes on. I haven’t been able to do that since the accident. The left foot has been swollen to at least a couple sizes bigger and all I’ve worn is oversize sandals … Continue reading

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Foggy Mental Breakdown

I’m feeling a little groggy today. I had a severe bout of insomnia last night and I don’t think I got a wink until at least four am. My mind just kept racing but it wasn’t behaving in a coherent … Continue reading

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When Dinosaurs Walked the Earth

Found this great photo in an article about Jimmy Page’s new autobiography/photo collection. I still don’t know if I’ll get this book, it’s about fifty bucks and funds are tight right now. They always are this time of year. Now … Continue reading

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Caturday is for Sleeping In

This morning the actual temperature is zero with a “feels like” reading of minus fifteen. One of the young cats pleaded to go out. Carjo indulged the idiot and then let him right back in again. Arya is watching sparrows … Continue reading

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