Fowl, Reptiles, and Worthless Mammals

Instead of Spring Fever, I have contracted a bad case of Chicken Fever (this is not to be mistaken with Bird Flu). It has been brought on by pictures, videos and reports of friends and family¬†getting some new spring chicks. If you didn’t know, my flock of fowl came to a bitter end a coupleContinue reading “Fowl, Reptiles, and Worthless Mammals”

And the Earth Renews

Glory, glory to this early spring day! Although I woke from a very restless sleep, my body groaning under the weight of its 40 years: hips and hamstrings, neck and knees, the outside world renews me. I’m so glad my 3-year-old wanted to dress and head directly outside, despite my opposition. The birds are soContinue reading “And the Earth Renews”

Lose This Day Loitering

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Lose this day loitering—-’twill be the same story Tomorrow and the next more dilatory; Each indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting o’er lost days. Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute— Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mindContinue reading “Lose This Day Loitering”