Today is garbage day in the neighborhood. Our garbage company’s favorite color is red. I’m in a fun photo competition on a walking website where we have to post pics of a different color for each week of August. This week’s color red. What could be easier than going in search … Continue reading Garbage & The Color Red
It’s been very very (very!) hot here in northeast Illinois lately. A goat & hen found a bit of shade in a nicely convenient spot. Rustic Road Farm, outside Elburn, Illinois Meanwhile, inside the house this morning, The Lady M (aka Munchie) is busy being a diva, a PiggiePeke. You don’t notice Wussy hogging the … Continue reading The Hot Strikes Us All
Somebody vacationed in Hawaii & brought back a souvenir mailbox? Geneva, Illinois (If I wasn’t retired, I would want to be their mail carrier.) Continue reading A Little Bit of Hawaii in Illinois
Bringing Wussy & the Lady M home from grooming Friday, I glanced up in the sky while we were stopped at a traffic light. The MetLife blimp was heading west, into the storm. It docks at the county airport, which was the direction it was heading, so hopefully it was heading for home. Made me … Continue reading Into the Storm
The kids got groomed Friday. Munchie (aka Lady M) pooped out for the rest of the day. Wussy got groomed too, & he pooped out too, but he wasn’t about to let himself fall asleep. If he fell asleep, he might not hear it if someone opened the fridge. Continue reading Scaping………..man & lady…..
The trumpet vine is thriving in our heat & humidity these days. Me, not so much. Continue reading Me, not so much…..
I love the dark hours of my being. My mind deepens into them. There I can find, as in old letters, the days of my life, already lived, and held like a legend, and understood. ~~ Rainer Maria Rilke, Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God Continue reading Summer Reflection