Weekend Recap

We had a good weekend. We are still at the mercy of the job and not yet on the road, but I am just letting it go and taking this time to enjoy friends and explore places in NC that after a few years of a living year I’ve overlooked. Read more…

Memorial Day

While you should honor the people in your heart EVERY DAY, Memorial Day is not a holiday for that. It isn’t about every person you’ve ever lost to death – it *IS* about every active duty military personnel ‘…who gave their lives in service to our country during a time Read more…

Iowa Welcomes You

The first wolf to return to Iowa in almost 90 years was shot and killed by a man who thought it was a coyote. First – if you are a hunter of ANY game — shouldn’t you be able to spot the difference between what you are hunting and what Read more…

Violent Nature

Thanks to a suggestion on TWIT.tv from Brian Brushwood I am going to start reading Stephen Pinker’s The Beter Angels of Our Nature. Apparently, we live in a time with fewer acts of violence against each other than ever in recorded history. Some might say it is because we are Read more…

FOOD!!

I thought I would share with you a couple of discoveries on the food front. 1) BEANITOS white bean chips. I came across them on the Netrition.com website and thought I would try them. White Bean and Sea Salt — they are light and crisp and tasty. They remind of Read more…

Just a Dog 2

Going through photographs this week and coming across memories good and bad. I found this treasure… This is the last photo I took of Korkie. I thought I would have more time. We always do. A few months before we lost her I was explaining the details of her treatment Read more…

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