(North of Cortland, South of Sycamore) Either: They ran out of red paint; They’re afraid of heights; They decided to start with the bottom because it was easier; The painter conveniently (for them) decided to misplace the ladder; All of the above. “It’s always too soon to quit!” ― Norman Vincent Peale “Rivers know this: … Continue reading Giving Up?
Remember that 1970s Donny & Marie Osmond song, ‘I’m a Little Bit Country, I’m a Little Bit Rock ‘n’ Roll’? That’s the first thing that came to my mind when I saw this…………. I’m a Little Bit Christmas, I’m a Little Bit Halloween………. (DeKalb, Illinois) (DeKalb, Illinois) Continue reading I’m a Little Bit…….
(Cortland, Illinois) (Cortland, Illinois) If you have a country style mailbox, & you happen to accidentally leave the door open in the spring, you know there’s a good chance that some bird will come along, seize the opportunity, & when you go to pick up your letters the next day, mixed in with your letters … Continue reading If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them
(Sansevieria masoniana, toddler, furthest leaf on the left) Being in Illinois, & Sansevieria species not being exactly suited to Illinois winters, I brought them all inside towards the end of September. There was no sign of a masoniana pregnancy at that time. Now it appears I have a pretty nice looking toddler coming along. Today, … Continue reading masoniana, toddler style
(Sycamore, Illinois) Heavy fog early this dreary winter morning as I was running errands………… Continue reading Just. One. Push. One. Little Push.
A lazy Sunday in the sun. Trying to get a little cooperation for a nice pic just wasn’t gonna happen for me with Munchie. That warm sun coming in the window was just too nice & cooperation is work. “Sunday is a day of rest,” said the diva, “I don’t work on Sundays.” (and with … Continue reading Sleep II — or maybe that’s Sleep Too
(DeKalb, Illinois) “People say, ‘I’m going to sleep now,’ as if it were nothing. But it’s really a bizarre activity. ‘For the next several hours, while the sun is gone, I’m going to become unconscious, temporarily losing command over everything I know and understand. When the sun returns, I will resume my life. If you … Continue reading Sleep