Tag Archives: Spring

Life and death in the forest

“The world is afflicted by death and decay. But the wise do not grieve, having realized the nature of the world.” –  The Buddha My wife and I try to hike in the Pisgah National Forest every Sunday, specifically in … Continue reading

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Sexy Spring

My wife and I had just pedal down my favorite two-mile stretch of road. It is relatively straight with a 1% grade from stop sign to stop sign. When I make the right hand turn on to this road I … Continue reading

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As the wind blows

An ancient breeze blows through the trees, Shaking yellow dust off limbs that sway in motion. The air is filled with tiny spores of Spring, Journeys carried in gust beyond our horizons. As Winters death releases her cold grip, Life pulls itself … Continue reading

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Garden time….well almost

Spring came early to our next of the woods and then ran away. In February we had temperatures in the 60’s, 70’s and even 80’s. I actually had to turn our air conditioner on for a couple of nights. The … Continue reading

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Daylight giving back time

“I don’t mind going back to daylight saving time. With inflation, the hour will be the only thing I’ve saved all year.” –  Victor Borge This Sunday is Daylight Savings Time or as I like to call it, Daylight Giving … Continue reading

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The curse of yard work

I love being outdoors. Well let me back-up, I love being outdoors when I am doing something that I enjoy doing and that list has grown a lot shorter as my years have grown longer. I have a big yard. … Continue reading

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Hibernation

Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 2 am. That is the date of daylight savings. I have never understood why it is called that. I think two better names would be daylight giving and daylight taking away. I am tired of the … Continue reading

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