I love this time of year, when I can finally buy Russian Red Garlic again. Mmmmmmm.....
It’s been one of those days where pretty much nothing went as planned. Up terribly early, more fish than expected, took longer than planned, got away later, didn’t catch the right ferry home, missed the opportunity to spend some time with my brother, got home later than planned. So this seems like a little bit [...]
October 2, 2017 - We use words every day and too frequently we spend very little time thinking about what those words are, what they mean, and what impact they may have once we release them. But this isn't a heavy discussion about language, it's just a short little thought about one word. "The" I [...]
October 22, 2016 - Sometimes I feel like a relic for still having a newspaper delivered to my door every day, but then I remember that it's important to support professional journalists and professional journalism. It's bad enough that far too many people get their information from suspect internet sites and random bloggers, but so [...]
“I'll teach you how to jump on the wind's back, and then away we go.” ~ Peter Pan August 28, 2016 - It's unlike me to be at a loss for words, but I cannot find any appropriate ones today. Life is short and fragile for all of us, and for some, it's cut tragically [...]
July 29, 2016 - Today was my flex day, and the first of ten days off. Not sure what to do with myself, when I wandered into the office where Kirk was working, he suggested I grab a book and go outside to read. And, since a few weeks ago a coworker had handed me [...]
July 6, 2016 - I am fascinated by ferns. I have western sword ferns, deer ferns, soft shield ferns, licorice ferns, ostrich ferns, maidenhair ferns, lady ferns, autumn ferns, Hart's tongue ferns, Japanese painted ferns, holly ferns, and even a hen and chicken fern. I love the way they come out of the ground rolled [...]