“Come with me into the woods where spring is advancing, as it does, no matter what, not being singular or particular, but one of the forever gifts, and certainly visible.” ― Mary Oliver, Dog Songs Mary Oliver you’re wrong, you’re dead (may you rest in peace), & you’re dead wrong about any Spring advancing this … Continue reading This Is Not Advancement
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
We would normally have a few feet of snow on the ground & the temperatures would normally be nowhere near 50F (10C) but this winter has been a bit different. It was a perfect day for a cemetery visit………….gloomy, dreary, 50F, rain rain & more rain, lots of fog refusing to do much of a … Continue reading A Totally Un-February Day, Perfect for a Cemetery Visit
One day it’s winter, the next it’s…………well……………..54F (12C). From midnight to around 8am, Ma Nature sobbed & sobbed. Buckets. One upside, there’s plenty of water in the birdbath now for any ducks wanting a splash. The neighbor’s reindeer undoubtedly were annoyed with the snow’s Disappearing Act. Went from about 18in (46cm) to almost zilch, … Continue reading Baby, it’s b-b-b-balmy outside….
Little Wussy Shihtoodle isn’t fond of October rains. (But then, he also isn’t fond of November rains, September rains, August rains, July rains, June rains………………..) Continue reading Sun Only, pleasethankyou
The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog. ~~ Ambrose Bierce The upside to today: It’s raining! A nice, gentle, constant rain. Great for the garden. The garlic chives are lovin’ it. The downside to today: Every single time The Lady M (aka Champagne Diva aka Chinese Princess aka Munchie) goes outside, … Continue reading Into Each Peke Owner’s Life a Little Rain Must Fall