Monthly Archives: September 2015

Falling Into Autumn

Fall has definitely begun here on the high plains. The temperatures are still above average and it’s warm in the sun, but there is a chill in the wind and the temperature plummets to just above freezing every night. I … Continue reading

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I Made a Sacrifice of a Coke Zero to the Moon Gods

This isn’t my photo but this is pretty much what we saw last night, standing half-nekid on our deck. I saw a lot of photos on Facebook this morning. It was apparent that most people had no better idea of … Continue reading

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Ode to an Omnivore

Yesterday we enjoyed the last grilling of the season. The summer before our gas grill died and it ended up in a dumpster. We bought a couple bags of charcoal in anticipation of getting a Weber kettle but didn’t actually … Continue reading

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Caturday – Goodbye to a Gentle Warrior

Sneakers died a few days ago. He had gone into a steep decline last weekend and we knew his time was nigh. He had taken to going down to the basement and laying on the floor. Some cats like to … Continue reading

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Caturday – A Couple of Introductions

My wife has been in a long search for a pet that will sleep next to her and sit in her lap. Our cats are mostly young and independent. They have things to do. So she has been looking for … Continue reading

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Birthdays, Memories, and a Link to a Friend

Today is my birthday. Yeah, I know. Bummer of a date. But I’ve always had issues with the day I was born on. See, when I was very young I read this poem: Monday’s child is fair of face, Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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If It Has Tires or Testicles…

A former coworker of mine, a proud and independent woman, was fond of saying, “If it has tires or testicles it’s going to give you trouble.” My wife loved it and well yeah, there is a bit of truth in … Continue reading

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