Tag Archives: Summer

Let it rain….

“If the rain comes, They run and hide their heads, They might as well be dead, If the rain comes, If the rain comes” – The Beatles, Rain It started raining Saturday night, rained all day Sunday, took a short break Monday, and it … 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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What are you doing this weekend?

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” –  George Eliot What are you doing this weekend? Me? I will be blowing leaves, … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Acorns (with apologies to The Weather Girls)

“From little acorns mighty oaks do grow”-American Proverb In about two months my yard is going to sound like a war zone. I am blessed (in the Summer) and cursed (when the acorns and leaves drop in the Fall) with … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow

Once again I got my ass kicked. The squirrels won, the sun won, the lack of rain won, my garden is dead. Each year, in the cool and wet months of April and May I am optimistic. I plant fresh … Continue reading

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It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility-Yogi Berra

We began our bicycle ride last evening at 6 pm. We did a thirty-five mile ride at an average of 16.5 mph. Not bad for two old people. The temperature was 97 degrees and the humidity was at 85%. This … Continue reading

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