(Sycamore Baptist Church, Sycamore, Illinois) Blue Christmas (words & music by billy hayes – jay johnson, sung by elvis presley) I’ll have a blue christmas without you I’ll be so blue just thinking about you Decorations of red on a green christmas tree Won’t be the same dear, if you’re not here with me … Continue reading So C’mon In For Christmas!
(DeKalb, Illinois) OK, I thought the flag painted on the tree trunk was cool. But what I thought was super duper uber cool was the fact that here’s a family who knows the proper way to hang the American flag vertically. Since moving to this area about a year & a half ago, I’ve seen … Continue reading Score!!
Nope, it didn’t snow last night. But we woke to a very pretty combo of frost & heavy duty fog. (DeKalb, Illinois) (DeKalb, Illinois) (DeKalb, Illinois) (Sycamore Public Library, Sycamore, Illinois) (Sycamore, Illinois) Continue reading Frosty (& I’m not talkin’ snowman)
(Sycamore, Illinois) Tina had been adamant that the outside Christmas decorations had to be put up today. She was sick and tired of Tim putting it off. All the neighbors had their decorations up already. Tina had decorated the inside of the house by herself. Why couldn’t Tim get on the ball with the outside? … Continue reading Divorce American Style
Herbert was embarrassed. He was humiliated. His father had been a proud barn quilt square. His mother had been a proud barn quilt square. They had both sold to adoptive barns within a month of being painted. But Herbert had languished unsold for months. He was despairing of ruining the excellent family name. The county … Continue reading Herbert Gets Happy
The view to the south……….. The view to the north…………. And off to the side in the woods…………. This puffball fatty is about 9 inches in diameter so far. We’ll see how far it gets. Summer is coming to a close. And the Bears are playing the Packers today, so my neighbor has his big … Continue reading and the beans go on…….
I was toolin’ down Pine Street, coming from the library, goin’ to the Post Office, & I drove past this house. Hit the brakes & backed up. Passing the house, my mind figured this was a concrete dog that someone painted. Would kinda go along with the other “stuff” in the yard. But then the … Continue reading A Pretty Darn Good ‘No Solicitors’ Sign