I tossed a huge handful of unsalted peanuts out for the two squirrel teenagers this morning…….. “I wonder if there has been a book written on toes—the bottom parts of a body are just as important as the top parts. Each chapter would focus on one of the ten toes and each would inspire singular, … Continue reading Toes, Toes, Toes
You may not have a snowmobile in the preserve. Nor may you have any alcohol. Nor an ATV. All dogs must be leashed. And, obviously, a hiker may only wear one shoe. P.A. Nehring Forest Preserve, DeKalb County, Illinois Diddle diddle dumpling, my son John Went to bed with his britches on. One shoe off, … Continue reading Diddle Diddle Dumpling
Schnuck’s grocery store, DeKalb, Illinois Got home from out of town, knew the cupboards were bare, so left Wussy & Munchie snoozing in the back seat of the car while I stopped at Schnuck’s to stock up on groceries. This sign adorned the cart corral in the parking lot. Guess I’m dense because I have … Continue reading Cupboards Were Bare but the Cart Corral Wasn’t
Hopefully, the homeless have a dry place to hide out & escape the rain today. Yesterday was a beautiful day to be outdoors, but not so much a beautiful day if a person is forced to be outdoors. Our county has some good resources in the way of shelters, soup kitchens, & food pantries … Continue reading Outdoor Lunch Without Benefit of a Cafe Table
It’s going to be a lazy Sunday. Rain, bicycles, & rural roads just don’t always work well together. Too many morons in the county who are fine with hydroplaning at 80mph but aren’t fine with paying auto insurance premiums in case they happen to kill a cyclist. So it’s a day to skip the Sunday … Continue reading Sunday
My horses weigh an average of around 1300 lbs apiece. If they wanna play on the wall or sidewalk at the library, I’m not gonna try to stop ’em……..nothankyouverymuch. DeKalb Public Library, DeKalb, Illinois Continue reading But Mrs Head Librarian…………..
As Munchie & I stood outside the barn door this morning, we saw what looked like hundreds of geese flying low overhead. “No!” I yelled at them, “You’re flying the wrong way! It’s October, turn around!” (They were flying north.) Driving the truck north down the road later this morning, in the rain, I saw … Continue reading Some Claim Their Leftovers Before Black Friday………