Daydreaming, Staring Out the Window at Work
View from my office window. I am supposed to be working 4-10 hr days. I find myself staring out the window quite a bit, though. (Wishing I was retired, I guess.…
posted on Sept. 30, 2008
My friend, Marsha (Queen911) [photoblog.com] and I will be streetwalkers occasionally during our lunch hour. We have decided that every Monday we will take…
posted on Sept. 29, 2008
Now I Feel Like Making a Quilt!
My friend Marsha [aka Queen911 [photoblog.com]] talked me into going with her to a quilt show put on by the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild [mvqg.org]. There…
posted on Sept. 26, 2008
I Had Lunch with a Couple of Bird Brains!
Monday I picked up my usual grilled chicken caesar salad from McDonald's (this time silverware was included) and ate it while sitting in the park close to work.…
posted on Sept. 25, 2008
OK, I'm Taking You Out Behind the Woodpile!
How to Tell Mushrooms Newspaper reports show that the usual number of people are eating toad stools which they mistake for mushrooms and only find out the…
posted on Sept. 24, 2008
At times our ancestors had problems crossing the wide open prairies too.
posted on Sept. 23, 2008
Look Out for Heffalumps!
Cousins September '08 In the Woods Behind the House On the Lookout for Heffalumps [en.wikipedia.org]
posted on Sept. 21, 2008
Signs of Fall Here on the Farm
To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under the sun. A time to be born and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which…
posted on Sept. 20, 2008
Letterboxing * with a Zinnia, an Egg, and a Sweetheart.
* Letterboxing is an intriguing “treasure hunt” style outdoor activity. Letterboxers hide small, weatherproof boxes in publicly-accessible places (like parks)…
posted on Sept. 19, 2008
I Love Zinnias - Part II
Zinnias get their name from 18th-century German botanist Johann Gottfried Zinn, who wrote up the flower's first scientific description. Zinnias are native to…
posted on Sept. 18, 2008
I Love Zinnias - Part I
I plant them every year - seeds dried from the flowers grown the previous year from seeds dried from flowers grown the previous year from seeds dried from…
posted on Sept. 17, 2008
I have more than a pair of pear trees. I have three. One is Asian and 2 are European. It is almost time to harvest. Pears are one of the few fruits that are…
posted on Sept. 16, 2008
My Life Is Hanging By a Thread
The Spider and the Fly Will you walk into my parlour?“ said the Spider to the Fly, 'Tis the prettiest little parlour that ever you did spy; The way into my…
posted on Sept. 15, 2008
As my fragrant roses say… My life isn't perfect but it doesn't stink.
posted on Sept. 14, 2008
My Husband Never Stops Wining
Our grapes…I'll be drinking them in a few years because my husband never stops wining!
posted on Sept. 13, 2008
Glory of the Morning
Morning Glories of the Flying Saucer variety. Fairies paint the flowers with blue strokes through the night and then open them in morning to our delight~~~ Me
posted on Sept. 12, 2008
Black and White in Black and White
Believing hear, what you deserve to hear: Your birthday as my own to me is dear. Blest and distinguish'd days! which we should prize The first, the kindest…
posted on Sept. 11, 2008