Years fly by don’t they? I just found a case of floppy disks, the old 3.5 inch ones. That’s the “save file” icon, kids. Out of curiosity, I looked to see what they could still be used for. I found out that you can coat them in epoxy and use them as drink coasters. That’s … Continue reading Number Our Days
Sorry no blog today - I am out on Devils Marbleyard getting some new mud on my Salomons. Guest blogger on Tuesday!
This log may attract bears and cause some uncontrollable cravings. What is it you ask? The picture gives it away, but let me share it anyway. A USAToday article shared about a new fire starting log that hit the market this Christmas. You can order online for 18.99. Well, you could have if it hadn’t … Continue reading This Isn’t Your Normal Yule Log
Ho-Ho-Hum From Ho-Ho-Ho to Ho-Hum ...Have you ever felt like Christmas can be bit stagnant, a bit passe’, a bit ho-hum. We grow up and we get so bogged down with mundane little tasks that occupy our time we seem the season has lost its sparkle, its wonder, its awe. Laundry, housework, choosing Christmas cards, … Continue reading Tyranny of the Mundane
Photo by Public Domain Pictures on Pexels.com I came across an article that listed some unusual, if not ‘get that idiocy out of my head’, trivia about this wonderful time of year. So, for a respite from Hallmark Christmas moments, cute cat videos in elf costumes, and comments on Mike Pence’s stoic ‘elf on a … Continue reading Funky Christmas Trivia …
In my little corner of the world, one can become a bit myopic. I sat here and looked out the window. I also looked at my iPad and perused the perfunctory snow pics by all of my neighbors and friends in the Virginia - North Carolina region. I ventured out into the yard yesterday to … Continue reading My Little Corner of the World …
Snow ... beautiful yet sad A winter storm blew through and unloaded about 12 to 18 inches. And maybe about as high as 30 inches with some drifts in front of the doors. The farmland, the train tracks, simple homes ... all blanketed in smooth whiteness. The storm was wicked. Heavy winds. Pelting ice. From … Continue reading Snow … beautiful yet sad