Monthly Archives: September 2010

Hi ho the dario the farmer in the woods.

Here we are.  Mid to late September.  Still working in the garden in front of our house.  Still pulling plants (feeding them to the deer who have been zapped away from the garden by the handy electric fence) and harvesting delicious broccoli, … Continue reading

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Hummingbird don’t fly away, fly away…

You can’t see them.  You can’t hear them.  Yet a million tiny wings beat in the clouds and sky, veering south, aimed toward Florida and Mexico and the Caribbean at this time of year.  They left late this year.  The females … Continue reading

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Commenters! Show of hands, please!

Hello, all you commenters.  This post is for you! All the rest of you can read, too, if you choose. But it’s the commenters I want to consult today. How many of you return to the blog to read the … Continue reading

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Lunge..Downward Dog…Sun Salutation…Breathe…

I am lovin’, lovin’, lovin’ the new routine. You couldn’t get me to trade it for all the gold beneath the surface of the earth.  (I don’t think.  If you have a deal, let me know, and I’ll get back … Continue reading

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Tax Collecting 101

Listen up, blog readers!  I am going to tell you about Tax Collecting.  Let’s call this class:  Tax Collecting 1o1.  There will be a quiz.  Please, take notes.  (I’m sorry that there will be no photos.  You don’t expect a … Continue reading

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Blinded by the light

I’m sure all of you have walked up the road in the evening, toward the setting sun, completely blinded by the rays. You’re staring befuddled into the bright rays of dying sunlight, unable to see anything straight ahead except the … Continue reading

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“You have to eat sardines like crazy to get enough feet!”

I visited my friend Doris last week.  We chatted around her kitchen table, drinking coffee and nibbling on homemade jelly roll (made with delicious strawberry jam). Her husband, Howard, (remember his previous photo in this blog?  Click here if you don’t … Continue reading

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Hello young lovers wherever you are…

   Today is our 32nd wedding anniversary.  I awoke humming the song from the musical “The King and I”… Hello young lovers wherever you are…I hope your troubles are few…All my good wishes go with you tonight…I’ve had a love … Continue reading

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The quietest Labor Day bridge walk in Michigan

 Hello, everyone.  Just trying to fit a blog in between a busy day of going to town, visiting friends, the first day of my official new work year (school started yesterday and I am shifting  my part-time hours from early morning … Continue reading

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“How I spent my summer vacation”

It’s the first day of school around here, you know. And, can you believe it?, I have an assignment due already. This brings to mind a recurring nightmare.  You’re dreaming you’re in high school or college and you’ve forgotten to … Continue reading

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