Tag Archives: death

You Say That Like It’s a Bad Thing

Recently writer and editor Mallory Ortberg asked her Twitter followers to give their best stories about “dad music”. I am guessing from the responses that most of her followers are millennials with fathers in their forties to fifties. Um, my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Fourth to Remember

Saturday was going to be an uneventful Fourth of July for us. We grilled brats for lunch and Carjo read aloud from a book she’s been plowing through. Due to her OCD, the best way for her to read is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Sparrow with a Death Wish

Sneakers prefers to contemplate the mysteries of the universe. Everyone else in this room is thinking about death; sweet juicy feathered death.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Killing Burns Calories

Here’s Daniel getting a little snack just after coming inside. It’s been raining off and on, the wind is up, but he insisted on getting outside to get his bloodlust on. Sansa and Sneakers might think they’re hardy warriors and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

I am the God of Hellfire and I Bring You…FIRE

Oh come on, everyone remembers that song. Seriously? You don’t. Oh dear, what has the world come to. Yesterday, me and my cousin, the Singing Farmer, had our now annual bonfire. He burns all the flammable trash from the farm. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lonely Caturday

This is a pretty sad photo. All the young cats are outside and Jasper spends the morning alone. If Hodge were here, he’d be sleeping on the same bed and Jasper would sleep like a rock. As it is, he … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Farewell to a Very Fine Cat, a Very Fine Cat Indeed

Hodge is gone. We put him to sleep yesterday and gave over his body to be cremated. It was a painful, gut-wrenching decision because of all the pets, he is the most loving and committed to us. He is the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Come Play with Us Danny…For Ever, and Ever..

There’s an eleven foot pine tree outside the man cave window and this time of year, it provides shelter to flocks of small birds. Being they are birds and they can’t shut the hell up to save their lives, certain … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Where’s the Valley

There are three cemeteries serving this town. The Lutheran cemetery is just off Highway 2 and shudders while the oil trucks roar by. The Catholic cemetery is almost a mile behind it, looking down on the highway, the reservoir, and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment